August 1907 calendar

August 1907

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1907?


  • 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


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



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