What Happened on January 14, 1907

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • An earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica, kills more than 1,000.

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Richter, British neuro chemist (Aspects of learning & memory)
  • Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (d. 1985)
  • Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician

Famous Deaths

  • Karl von Perfall, composer, dies at 82
  • Sir James Fergusson, British politician, and governor of South Australia, New Zealand and Bombay (b. 1832)