From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- Camille Clifford (1885-1971) aka The Gibson Girl (photo: Bassano, London, 1906), credited as the first pin-up girl
- first audio recording was broadcast over radio by Reginald A. Fessenden
- The first Pure Food and Drug Act becomes law; until its enactment, it was possible to buy, in stores or by mail order medicines containing morphine, cocaine, or heroin, and without their being so labeled.
- Puppet Show
- Historia Amoris A History of Love Ancient and Modern (1906) by Edgar Saltus