THE BIRTHS OF…
Australia: Raymond Longford.
Brazil: Luís Tomás Reis in Alagoinhas, Bahia.
Germany: Eduardo Hirtz in Duisburg.
Russia: Joseph Schenck.
Sweden: Charles Magnusson
Reynaud develops the Praxinoscope-Théâtre, a more sophisticated version of the Praxinoscope.
Jules Carpentier opens his own workshop in Paris to manufacture electric and photographic equipment and cameras.
The Edison Speaking Phonograph Company is founded to market and exhibit the new invention.
The exposure time for still phohotografy is below 1 second.
Eadweard Muybridge is given the assignment, by the former governor of California, to discover a way to photograph the legs of a running horse to find out if, at any given moment, all four legs are off the ground.