What Happened on December 31, 1907

Historical Events

  • For 1st time, a ball drops at Times Square to signal the New Year

Music History

Gustav Mahler conducts the Metropolitan Opera, in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Jules de Trooz, Belgium politician and Prime Minister of Belgium (1907), dies in office at 50

About December 31, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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