What Happened on August 3, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Emperor Wilhelm (Germany) meets with Tsar Nicholas (Russia) to discuss Germany's plan to build a railroad to Baghdad; the discussion helps move Russia towards Britain and eventually the Triple Alliance

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Ames, American actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1947)
  • Ernesto Geisel, politician
  • Irene Tedrow, American actress (Lucy-Dennis the Menace, Mr Novak), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1995)
  • Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)

Famous Deaths

  • August Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59