Writer and director Sidney Gilliat born in Edgeley, Cheshire (d. 1994)
Actor Michael Redgrave born in Bristol (d. 1985)
Walter Tyler introduces 'daylight projection' to Britain: idea is that, for sake of morality, films be projected without darkening auditorium.
Greatest suffragette rally in Hyde Park.
Smith and Charles Urban demonstrate Kinemacolor at the Royal Society of Arts, London.
Cricks and Martin production partnership established.
Pathé introduces the newsreel Pathé-Faits Divers under the direction of Alvert Gaveau. The name is changed soon afterwards to Pathé-Journal.
Cinematograph Films Act hands responsibility for licensing cinemas to local authorities, ostensibly to ensure safety, but creating de facto powers of censorship.
Death of King Edward VII
Pathe's Animated Gazette first released in Britain
Pathé's Animated Gazette inaugurated in Britain; continues as Pathé News until February 1969.
The Man to Beat Jack Johnson (Tyler Film Company)
Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor (d. Lewin Fitzhamon)
Siege of Sidney Street begins after members of an anarchist gang thought to have murdered a police officer are traced to a house in Houndsditch.
Coronation of King George V
The ocean liner Titanic strikes an iceberg and sinks on her maiden voyage
Alexander Mackendrick born in Boston, Massachusets (d. 1993)
British Board of Film Censors established, initially offering two certificates: U (suitable for all) and A (more suitable for adults)
Cinematograph Exhibitors Association established.
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