On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1907

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Mulay Hafid is proclaimed the Sultan of Morocco by supporters leading to civil war; Mulay is supported by Germany while France supports the existing Sultan

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Israeli composer, born in Kolozsv├ír, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • James Hector, Scottish geologist (b. 1834)