On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Joe Gans lands a devastating right to the head of Canadian challenger Kid Herman to retain his world lightweight boxing title with an 8th round knockout in Tonopah, Nevada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Theodore Roosevelt shakes a record 8,513 hands in 1 day

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Erich Schmid, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Cyrill Kistler, composer, dies at 58