December 1907 calendar

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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1907: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1907?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1907 Tommy Burns knocks out Gunner Moir in 10 to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
  • 03 Dec 1907 George Cohan's musical "Talk of the Town" premieres in New York City, New York.
  • 06 Dec 1907 A coal mine explosion at Monongah, West Virginia kills 362 workers.
  • 07 Dec 1907 In Bellefontaine, Ohio, USA, a falling meteorite starts a fire, destroying a house.
  • 08 Dec 1907 King Gustaf V of Sweden accedes to the Swedish throne.
  • 09 Dec 1907 Gustav Mahler departs Vienna.
  • 10 Dec 1907 Ruyard Kipling receives Nobel Prize for literature.
  • 11 Dec 1907 The New Zealand Parliament Buildings are almost completely destroyed by fire.
  • 13 Dec 1907 George Gunn scores 119 on Test debut versus Australia Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • 14 Dec 1907 The schooner Thomas W. Lawson runs aground and founders near the Hellweather's Reef within the Scilly Isles in a gale. The pilot and 15 seamen die.
  • 16 Dec 1907 The U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet is launched from Hampton Roads, Virginia, on an around-the-world voyage.
  • 17 Dec 1907 Ugyen Wangchuck became first hereditary king of Bhutan.
  • 19 Dec 1907 Gas explosion at Jacobs Creek Pa, coal mine kills 239
  • 20 Dec 1907 Explosion at Yolande Alabama, coal mine kills 91.
  • 21 Dec 1907 Dutch government of De Master falls due to war budget.
  • 31 Dec 1907 G Mahler conducts the Metropolitan Opera

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Music charts

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

  1. - When Summer Tells Autumn Good-Bye
  2. - Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
  3. - Honey Boy
  4. - Herman and Minnie
  5. - Always Leave Them Laughing When You Say Good-Bye

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Country: United States of America

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States of America

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Django Unchained

Django Unchained

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Country: United States of America