Monday January 14, 1907
US date format: 1/14/1907, UK date format: 14/1/1907
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 1907). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Georges-Emile Lapalme and Derek Richter.
Getting Evidence, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 14, 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.
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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1907?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ada Jones & Billy Murray - I'm Sorry
- Bert Williams - He's a Cousin of Mine