On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Morton, American jazz trombonist (Teddy Wilson Sextet), born in New York City (d. 1985)
  • Emanuel Sayles, American jazz banjo player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Timothy Eaton, Irish-born Canadian department store founder (Eatons), dies at 72
1907 Highlights

About January 31, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius