What Happened in June 1907

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 -27°F (-33°C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
  • Jun 3 Centro Escolar University is established by Librada Avelino and Carmen de Luna in Manila, Philippines.
  • Jun 10 France and Japan sign an agreement to maintain the independence and integrity of China, equality for all nations in trading with China, and the status quo in the Far East
  • Jun 11 Northants all out for 12 v Gloucestershire
  • Jun 11 George Dennett, aided by Gilbert Jessop, dismisses Northamptonshire for 12 runs, the lowest total in first-class cricket.
  • Jun 12 Yanks commit 11 errors & lose 14-6 to Tigers
  • Jun 13 Lowest temp ever in 48 US states for June, 2°F in Tamarack Calif
  • Jun 14 Government of Transvaal sends home 50,000 Chinese day workers
  • Jun 14 Norway adopts female suffrage for middle class women only in parliamentary elections
  • Jun 15 The 2nd Hague Peace Conference meets in an attempt to stop the arms race; Germany resists, but conference does make important rules around the rights of neutral powers

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Jun 15 Researcher George Soper publishes the results of his investigation into recent typhoid outbreaks in the New York area and announces that Mary Mallon [Typhoid Mary] is the likely source of the outbreak

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Jun 16 Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dissolves the Second Duma (parliament) and issues an edict that will increase representation of propertied classes while reducing that of peasants, workers and national minorities

  • Jun 20 1st Portland Rose festival held in Portland, Oregon
  • Jun 21 13th US Golf Open: Alec Ross shoots a 302 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA
  • Jun 21 E W Scripps founded United Press
  • Jun 21 47th British Golf Open: Arnaud Massy shoots a 312 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club
  • Jun 26 Bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis
  • Jun 28 Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Frank A Whittle, England inventor (jet engine)
  • Jun 2 Dorothy West, US journalist/author (Living is Easy)
  • Jun 3 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • Jun 4 Marjan Kozina, composer
  • Jun 4 Jacques Roumain, Haitian writer (d. 1944)
  • Jun 4 Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)
  • Jun 5 Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Rudolf Peieris, physicist
  • Jun 6 Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)
  • Jun 10 Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
  • Jun 11 Anton D Hildebrand, children's book writer (Man in the Moon)
  • Jun 11 Jose Bernabe Marino Barreto y Casanova, pianist vocalist bandleader
  • Jun 11 Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)
  • Jun 12 Giorgio Nataletti, composer
  • Jun 14 René Char, French poet/painter
  • Jun 14 Nicolas Bentley, British writer and illustrator (d. 1978)
  • Jun 14 Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1989)
  • Jun 16 Jack Albertson, Malden Mass, actor (Thin Man)
  • Jun 16 John Hadfield, author/publisher (Love on a Branch Line)
  • Jun 17 Maurice Cloche, French film director and screenwriter (d. 1990)
  • Jun 17 Charles Eames, American designer and architect (d. 1978)
  • Jun 18 Benny Payne, pianist (Billy Daniels Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Froelich Rainey, Wisc, quiz moderator (What in the World)
  • Jun 19 Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)
  • Jun 20 Lillian Hellman, playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes)
  • Jun 20 Jimmy Driftwood, American songwriter and musician (d. 1998)
  • Jun 23 Dercy Gonçalves, Brazilian comedienne (d. 2008)
  • Jun 24 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
  • Jun 24 Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
  • Jun 25 J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
  • Jun 26 Debs Garms, American baseball player (d. 1984)
  • Jun 27 John McIntire, actor (Naked City, Wagon Train, Virginian), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 27 Valerie Cossart, actress (Hartmans), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer (La civilisation du phoque)
  • Jun 29 Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jun 29 Paul O'Dwyer, President of City Council (D-NYC)
  • Jun 30 Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian politician (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 4 Agathe Grondahl, composer, dies at 59
  • Jun 9 Manuel Estrada Vabrera, president Guatemala, murdered
  • Jun 14 A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/politician (CVP), dies
  • Jun 14 Bob McLeod, cricketer (bro of Charlie, 6 Tests for Aus 1891-93), dies
  • Jun 15 William Le Baron Jenney, US architect, dies
  • Jun 27 Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American educator (b. 1822)