Ernest Rutherford is born
James Chadwick is born
William H. Taft is elected 27th president of the U.S.A.
Ernest Rutherford Thinks a Thought - Using his gold foil experiment, he suggests the idea of an atom having a central nucleus surrounded by empty space
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire - Almost 150 female workers die when they cannot escape their workplace during a fire
Mahatma Gandhi leads his march to the sea to protest British salt taxes
James Chadwick Thinks a Thought - Chadwick confirms the existence of neutrons, and says that their mass is equal to that of a proton
Ernest Rutherford dies