Monday 14 January 1907
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Belles of Killarney, directed by Arthur Melbourne Cooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
while The Lady of the Decoration by Frances Little was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1907 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Jean-Marie Mazard: Limoges EXecutives.
- Georges-Émile Lapalme: Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1985).
- Georges-Emile Lapalme: French-Canadian politician (d. 1985).
- Albert Mahuzier: French adventurer, filmmaker, writer and lecturer.
- Derek Richter: British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning and memory).
- Georges Hugot: Llichy EXecutives
- Enrique Blanco: Dominican guerrilla solo rebelled against the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo, becoming a legendary character in the popular history of their country. At 19 years old he joined the Army under President Horacio Vásquez Lajara, defected in 1931, at the beginning of the Trujillo dictatorship and spent five years fighting from the mountains to the army, hiding and raiding.
- An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than 1,000.
- March ndash The 1907 Romanian Peasants' Revolt results in possibly as many as 11,000 deaths.
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- The Linger Longer Girl - Frank Stanley & Elise Stevenson
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