What Happened in November 1907

Historical Events

  • Nov 2 Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published
  • Nov 7 Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
  • Nov 7 Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins
  • Nov 7 Delta Sigma Pi is founded at New York University.
  • Nov 8 In a landmark decision for Australia, the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration rules that the Sunshine Harvester Work must pay 'fair and reasonable wages'
  • Nov 9 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds
  • Nov 9 The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
  • Nov 13 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
  • Nov 13 The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington, D.C. to promote unification

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Nov 14 The Third Duma (Parliament) meets in Russia; following Tsar Nicholas II's limiting of the franchise, a conservative majority holds sway and suppresses the radical elements

  • Nov 16 Oklahoma becomes the United States 46th state
  • Nov 16 12th Iron Bowl: Auburn and Alabama tie 6-6 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
  • Nov 30 Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • Nov 1 Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist
  • Nov 3 James Geoffrey Cutcliffe Hepburn, tap-dancer/socialist
  • Nov 3 Joe Turner, US jazz pianist
  • Nov 7 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game)
  • Nov 8 Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader
  • Nov 9 Burrill Phillips, composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Nov 9 Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, prince

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 10 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

Singer Jane Froman
Jane Froman
  • Nov 10 John Moore, English author (d. 1967)

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Nov 11 Joseph Hamilton, American Physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis

  • Nov 13 Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan)
  • Nov 13 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
  • Nov 13 Giovanna of Italy, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • Nov 14 Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader
  • Nov 14 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • Nov 15 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel

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Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1997)

  • Nov 17 Israel Regardie, Aleister Crowley's secretary (d. 1985)
  • Nov 18 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
  • Nov 18 Compay Segundo, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2003)
  • Nov 19 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • Nov 19 Jack Schaefer, American author (d. 1991)
  • Nov 20 Fran Allison, LaPorte City Iowa, actress (Kukla, Fran & Ollie)
  • Nov 20 Henri-Georges Clouzot, France, director (Le salaire de la peur)
  • Nov 21 Charles Korvin, Czechoslovakia, actor (Berlin Express, Ship of Fools)
  • Nov 21 Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)
  • Nov 21 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor
  • Nov 22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 22 Dick Bartell, baseball player
  • Nov 22 Dora Maar, Tours France, French painter and photographer and lover of Picasso
  • Nov 23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)
  • Nov 26 Ruth Patrick, American botanist
  • Nov 27 L[yon] Sprague de Camp, US, sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei)
  • Nov 28 Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)
  • Nov 30 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
  • Nov 30 Jacques Barzun, France, author (The House of Interlect), (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Alfred Jarry, writer, dies at 33
  • Nov 11 Henry Gadsby, composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 14 Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)
  • Nov 15 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, dies at 73
  • Nov 16 Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (b. 1848)
  • Nov 21 Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 21 Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies
  • Nov 28 Ricardo Castro Herrera, composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 28 Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist, poet, painter, and architect (b. 1869)