Elsie Bell marries Gilbert Grosvenor, the National Geographic Magazine editor.
Bell invents the tetrahedral kite, whose shape of four triangular sides would prove to be light, strong, and rigid.
Daisy Bell marries botanist David Fairchild.
Glenn Curtiss, Thomas Selfridge, Casey Baldwin, J.A.D. McCurdy, and Bell form the Aerial Experiment Association (AEA), which is funded by Mabel Hubbard Bell.
The AEA's Silver Dart makes the first flight of a heavier-than-air machine in Canada.
Alexander Graham Bell takes part in the formal opening of the transcontinental telephone line by talking on the telephone in New York to Watson in San Francisco. Invitation from Theodore Vail to Alexander Graham Bell
Bell and Casey Baldwin's HD-4, a hydrofoil craft, sets a world marine speed record.
Alexander Graham Bell dies and is buried at Beinn Bhreagh, Nova Scotia.