Extra-thin watch by LeCoultre
History of Watchmaking
1907: Ultrathin: LeCoultre created the world's thinnest pocket watch movement, at 1.38 mm.
Taking turns at the commands, the Wright brothers Orville and Wilbur made four flights over a few dozen metres along Kill Devil Beach in North Carolina.
Art and Culture
Rabindranath Tagore established a traditional Indian education system in reaction against British schooling.
Creation of the Académie Goncourt.