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A highly qualified doctor earned £9.25 a week, which was 9 pounds and 5 shillings in Victorian money.
Great Britain and Ireland compete at the Olympics in Paris and win 15 gold, 6 silver and 9 bronze medals.
Queen Victoria was only five feet tall.
Kodak introduce their first Brownie camera. Intended to be cheap and easy to carry, it is bought by both adults and children.
Queen Victoria was 81 years old on the 24th May and had been Queen for 63 years.