What Happened on December 16, 1907

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Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

As a gesture of the US's new presence as a world power, President Theodore Roosevelt sends the US Battle Fleet on a round-the-world cruise, visiting ports internationally

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Eugene H Farrar is 1st to sing on radio (Bkln Navy Yard NY)

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  • Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)