On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1907

Historical Events

  • Under pressure from the Japanese, the Emperor of Korea abdicates in favor of his son, a figurehead

Famous Birthdays

  • G√ľnter Bialas, German composer, born in Bielschowitz, Prussian Silesia (d. 1995)
  • Isabel Jewell, American actress (Gone With The Wind), born in Shoshoni, Wyoming (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • Hector H Malot, French lawyer/author (Alone in the World), dies at 77
1907 Highlights

About July 19, 1907

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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