January 1907 calendar

January 1907

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1907?


  • 01 Jan 1907 President Theodore Roosevelt shakes a record 8,513 hands in one day.
  • 06 Jan 1907 Maria Montessori opens her first school and daycare center for working class children in Rome, Italy.
  • 12 Jan 1907 Britain grants responsible government to former colony of Transvaal.
  • 14 Jan 1907 An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica kills more than 1,000 people.
  • 15 Jan 1907 3-element vacuum tube patented by Dr Lee de Forest.
  • 21 Jan 1907 Kenora Thistles sweep Montana Wanderers in two for the Stanley Cup.
  • 25 Jan 1907 Julia Ward Howe is 1st woman elected to National Institute of Arts & Letters
  • 26 Jan 1907 The Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III is officially introduced into British Military Service, and remains the second oldest military rifle still in official use.
  • 07 Jan 1907 A workers riot in Rio Blanco, Veracruz leaves many people dead and injured while demanding better working conditions.
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Music charts

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

  1. - In the Evening by the Moonlight, Dear Louise
  2. - Madama Butterfly: Tutti I Fior (Duet of the Flowers)
  3. - The Linger Longer Girl
  4. - I'm Sorry
  5. - He's a Cousin of Mine


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?