THE BIRTHS OF…
Léonce Perret in Niort
Ireland: Herbert Brenon in Dublin
Japan: Kobayashi Kisaburo
Russia: Aleksandr Drankow
Jesse L Lasky in San Francisco
Tom Mix (Thomas Hezekiah Mix)
Victor Sjöström moves to America.
France: Reynaud developes the Praxinoscope to make it possible to project the moving images. (The one above is from 1882.)
Amateur photographer George Eastman in Rochester begins producing gelatin dry plates.
Dec 7: The opening of Salmi Morse’s Passion play in New York City is postponed because of pressure groups.
Dec 12: John L Stoddard presents “Ober-Ammergau’s Passion Play“, an illustrated lecture in New York City.