What Happened on August 31, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet
  • Britain, Russia & France form Triple Entente

Famous Birthdays

  • Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1986)
  • Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1963-75), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines (US Legion of Merit-1952), born in Iba, Zambales, Philippines (d. 1957)

7th President of the Philippines Ramon Magsaysay
7th President of the Philippines
Ramon Magsaysay
  • William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)