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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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.

But much more happened on August 1907: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1907?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1907 Signal Corps of US army starts aircraft division
  • 02 Aug 1907 Walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington and loses 3-2 to Detroit
  • 07 Aug 1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland
  • 09 Aug 1907 The first Boy Scout encampment concludes at Brownsea Island in southern England.
  • 10 Aug 1907 Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Peking to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally.
  • 13 Aug 1907 1st taxicab (NYC)
  • 14 Aug 1907 Ha-Tikva adopted as official Zionist hymn
  • 15 Aug 1907 Ordination in Constantinople of Fr. Raphael Morgan, first African-American Orthodox priest, ''Priest-Apostolic'' to America and the West Indies.
  • 16 Aug 1907 Abd al-Hafid proclaims himself Sultan of Morocco
  • 17 Aug 1907 Bishop forbids Christian membership in Dutch Textile Union
  • 22 Aug 1907 Colin Buchanan, town planner
  • 26 Aug 1907 Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 seconds
  • 28 Aug 1907 United Parcel Service (UPS) is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.
  • 29 Aug 1907 The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.
  • 31 Aug 1907 Britain and Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia and Tibet

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1907?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - My Wild Irish Rose
  2. - Because I'm Married Now
  3. - I Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba (On with the Play)
  4. - In the Wildwood Where the Blue Bells Grew
  5. - Stein Song

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

Confession

Confession

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd