History of Watchmaking
La Champagne, a manufacturer in Biel, unveiled a collection of wristwatches.
George Eastman (1854-1932) filed a patent for the first camera films and registered the "Kodak" brand name.
Art and Culture
In the studio they shared in Arles, after threatening his friend Gauguin, the painter Vincent Van Gogh sliced off part of his own ear with a razor.