On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1907

Historical Events

  • For 1st time, a ball drops at Times Square to signal the New Year
  • Gustav Mahler conducts the Metropolitan Opera, in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Jules de Trooz, Belgium PM, dies at 63
1907 Highlights

About December 31, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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