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  • The reformist leader Mahadev Govind Ranade dies.
  • Tagore establishes the Brahmacharya Ashram, the nucleus of the Vishwabharati University of Shantiniketan.
  • Fakir Mohan Senapati publishes his Oriya historical novel, Lachama.
  • Vishnu Digambar Paluskar sets up the first music school, the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in Lahore.
  • Edward VII is crowned following the death of Queen Victoria.
  • The North West Frontier Province is created.
  • Ramananda Chattopadhyay starts editing Prabasi, a high-profile, extensively illustrated Bengali literary monthly which pioneers the popular mix of book excerpts, poetry and one-act plays alongside reviews and essays (occasionally on film); its serialised fiction includes Rabindranath Tagore’s Gora (1907-1909).
  • Hiralal Sen’s Royal Bioscope establishes film exhibition alongside the commercial theatre in Calcutta, filming extracts from plays.

  • Bhatavdekar films the landing of Sir M. M. Bhownuggree and the arrival (returning from Cambridge University) of Sir Wrangler Mr R. P. Paranjpye.