On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1907

Historical Events

  • 1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Avraham Stern, Polish-born Zionist leader (d. 1942)
  • Don McNeill, American Radio and TV host (Don McNeill TV Club), born in Galena, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Manuel Lopes, Cape Verdean writer and poet (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Janssen, French astronomer, discovered helium, dies at 83
1907 Highlights

About December 23, 1907

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn