December 14 – New telephone directory issued in Aberdeen. 185 phones in use.
March 29 – Twelve-million feet of logs jammed up on the Wishkah River.
January 1 – Door-to-door mail delivery begins in Aberdeen. The first carriers are Edmund J. Croft and Edwin J. Eccles.
September 12 – “Dark Day” in Chehalis county as major forest fires blot out sunlight.
October 13 – George J. Wolff buys store of I. Harris & Sons.
March – New Steam Pumper arrives in Aberdeen.
June – Grays Harbor Packing Co., located at the foot of G street, burns.
July 9 – Billy Gohl takes over as Agent of the Sailor’s Union in Aberdeen.
July 22 – Wilson Brothers Mill destroyed by fire.
October 16 – “Black Friday” – Great Fire sweeps Aberdeen destroying the central business area and leaving three dead.
October 28 – Commercial Block fire.
January 13 – Heavy snowfall stops electric railway.
January 17 – Live wire kills team of horses in Aberdeen.
June 21- Railway to Moclips completed. First train to run July 1.
July 5 – Jack Donnelly charged with manslaughter after Fred Ross dies of injuries from their July 4 boxing match. He is exonerated on the 7th. Largest headlines to ever appear in the Aberdeen Daily Bulletin.
July 20 – Strike hits Grays Harbor mills.
August 25 – Twenty five ships in Harbor. Grays Harbor currently recognized as largest shipping port in the world.
February 26 – Lizzie Morgan’s opium den unearthed in Aberdeen.
April 26 – 174-foot steamer Quinault launched in Aberdeen. On December 3rd it set a round-trip record between San Francisco and Aberdeen in just under 7 days.
May 7 – Steamer Norwood strikes Chehalis River bridge; a portion of which collapsed the next day.
June 16 – Seaman’s strike shuts down mills.
August 16 – Movement afoot to relocate county seat from Montesano to Aberdeen.
November 15 – Greatest storm in Hoquiam history.
May 4 – State road between Aberdeen and Montesano opens; Mr. Rutherford first to drive it.
May 6 – Ninth floater in 60 days pulled from the Harbor.
July 19 – 385’ steamer Bessie Dollar from Mexico, largest vessel ever to visit Harbor, taking on lumber for China.
September 11 – Secretary of War Taft delivers speech to immense crowd in Aberdeen.
September 21 – Steamer Tellus runs aground on north spit of Harbor.
October 7 – Fourteen windjammers loading on the Harbor; most ever.
November 3 – Loggers break 12-million foot log jam on Wishkah River.
January 3 – Three-year-old girl falls from sidewalk in front of her home in Aberdeen tide flats and drowns.
March 16 – 400’ steamer Indravelli, largest ship to visit Harbor, arrives.
May 3 – New Presbyterian Church dedicated.
May 5 – Coast Saloon closed when dredging in river by Northern Pacific Railway weakens foundation. Billy Gohl, whose office was in the building, said “[The] building cracked and groaned until I thought it was going down.”
May 28 – Two train car-loads of seed oysters arrive in Grays Harbor.
June 1 – Aberdeen Daily Bulletin renamed Aberdeen World.
June 23 – Wireless between Aberdeen and Westport functioning.
July 2 – Street paving to begin in Aberdeen.
July 9 – Chehalis Indians claim entire county.(???)
July 29 – “F” street fire.
January 11 – Grays Harbor earthquake 4:03 pm.
January 17 – First edition of Sunday World.
February – Finch Building construction underway.
March 4 – Aberdeen World becomes Aberdeen Daily World.
March 20 – Swing bridge across Wishkah River opens.
May 10 – Streetcar strikes horse and buggy at Broadway and First.
June 28 – Newlun’s Restaurant in Moclips destroyed as source of diphtheria.
November 23 – Ten thousand logs float out to sea in freshet.