1907 in History – What happened in year 1907


In history, year 1907 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1907.

Know what happened in 1907:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
07 FebruaryOver 3,000 women trudged through the cold and the rutty streets of London in the Mud March, the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, to advocate for women's suffrage.
17 AprilConstruction started on the first ship in the Minas Geraes class , making Brazil the third country in the world to build a dreadnought battleship and sparking a South American naval arms race.
26 January The Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III, the second oldest military rifle still in official use, was introduced into British military service.
22 OctoberA bank run forced New York's Knickerbocker Trust Company tosuspend operations, which triggered the Panic of 1907.
27 OctoberHungarian gendarmes fired into a crowd of people gathering forthe consecration of the local church in Csernova (now Ružomberok,Slovakia), killing fifteen people.
01 AugustRobert Baden-Powell held the first scout camp at BrownseaIsland in Dorset, England, beginning the Scouting movement.
15 AugustJamaican American Raphael Morgan was ordained as the firstBlack Orthodox clergyman in America.
06 DecemberAt least 362 miners were killed when an explosion destroyed amine in Monongah, West Virginia, leading to the establishment of the United States Bureau of Mines.
06 January Italian educator Maria Montessori opened her first school andday care center for working class children in Rome, employing the philosophy of education that now bears her name.
07 February More than 3,000 women in London participated in the Mud March,the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, seeking women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.
14 January A 6.5 Mw earthquake struck Kingston, Jamaica, resulting in at least 800 deaths, which was at the time considered one of the world's deadliest earthquakes recorded in history.
17 AprilBrazil became the third country in the world to start construction on a dreadnought battleship, sparking a vastly expensive South American naval arms race.
31 DecemberTimes Square in New York City held its first New Year's Evecelebrations with the ball drop.
10 DecemberDuring the Brown Dog affair, about 1,000 protesters marched through London and then clashed with 400 police officers in Trafalgar Square over the existence of a memorial for animals which had been vivisected.
17 AprilBrazil became the third country in the world to start construction on a dread nought battleship, sparking a vastly expensive South American naval arms race.
07 FebruaryMore than 3,000 women in London participated in the Mud March,the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women'sSuffrage Societies, seeking women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.
06 JanuaryItalian educator Maria Montessori opened her first school andday care center for working class children in Rome, employing thephilosophy of education that now bears her name.
26 JanuaryThe Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III, the second oldestmilitary rifle still in official use, was introduced into Britishmilitary service.
07 FebruaryMore than 3, 000 women in London participated in the Mud March, the first large procession organized by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, seeking women's suffrage in the United Kingdom.
17 AprilBrazil became the third country in the world to start construction on a dreadnought battleship, sparking a vastly expensive South American naval arms race.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1907:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 JuneJohn Lehmann / Poet / United Kingdom
03 AugustLawrence Brown / Composer / United States of America
03 DecemberConnee Boswell / Singer / United States of America
05 DecemberLin Biao / Politician / China
08 SeptemberWilliam Wentworth / Politician / Australia
09 MayJackie Grant / Cricketer / Trinidad and Tobago
11 MayRip Sewell / Baseball Player / United States of America
11 AprilPaul Douglas / Actor / United States of America
11 NovemberOrestis Laskos / Writer / Greece
12 MayLeslie Charteris / Author / United Kingdom
14 JuneChico Landi / Racing Car Driver / Brazil
15 OctoberVarian Fry / Author / United States of America
16 OctoberRichard Titmuss / Academic / United Kingdom
19 DecemberJimmy McLarnin / Actor / United States of America
22 JuneEriks Ādamsons / Writer / Latvia
23 NovemberLars Leksell / Physician / Sweden
26 SeptemberAnthony Blunt / Historian / United Kingdom
27 MayRachel Carson / Biologist / United States of America
28 NovemberAlberto Moravia / Author / Italy
31 AugustAugustus F. Hawkins / Politician / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1907:

YearName / Profession / Country
19 AugustHazari Prasad Dwivedi / Author / India
02 AprilGajanan Jagirdar / Actor / India
05 AugustBezawada Gopala Reddy / Politician / India
28 SeptemberShaheed Bhagat Singh / Freedom Fighter / India
04 AugustSachindra Lal Singh / Politician / India
28 SeptemberBhagat Singh / Activist / India
NA NABakshi Ghulam Mohammad / Politician / India
15 MaySukhdev Thapar / Activist / India
26 MarchMahadevi Verma / Author / India
19 AugustAcharya Hajari Prasad Dwivedi / Writer / India
27 NovemberHarivansh Rai Bachchan / Writer / India
27 NovemberHarivansh Rai Bachchan / Poet / India
15 MaySukhdev Thapar / Freedom Fighter / India
21 AugustP. Jeevanandham / Politician / India
NA NANana Palsikar / Actor / India
01 AprilShivakumara Swami / Religious Leader / India
26 March Mahadevi Varma / Poet / India
19 AugustSwaran Singh / Politician / India

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