December 1907 calendar

December 1907

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1907?


  • 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
  • 10 Dec 1907 The worst night of the Brown Dog riots in London, when 1,000 medical students, protesting against the existence of a memorial for animals that have been vivisected, clash with 400 police officers.
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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


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?