• Steinway & Sons’ factory in Astoria outputs 10 pianos a day, or roughly 2,400 per year.
  • The glass case at Steinway Hall, containing the Paris Exhibition award, along with several others, has been smashed, and the medals stolen, never to be recovered.
  • “Steinway”, a book by Ronald V. Ratcliffe, is released. The book outlines the history of Steinway & Sons, and includes pictures of many of the historical and art-case instruments built by Steinway & Sons.