The US Dept of Commerce and Labor is established.
Thomas Edison produces the first ‘western’The Great Train Robbery.’
Henry Ford founds Ford Motors.
Robert Sterling Clark – still in the Army – returns to Peking China.
Yale Divinity School set up a program of schools and hospitals in China. Mao Zedong was among the staff. During the intrigues of China in the 1930s and ’40s, American intelligence called upon the resources of “Yale in China”, and George Bush’s cousin and fellow “Bonesman” Reuben Holden.