What Happened on June 15, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Researcher George Soper publishes the results of his investigation into recent typhoid outbreaks in the New York area and announces that Mary Mallon [Typhoid Mary] is the likely source of the outbreak

  • The 2nd Hague Peace Conference meets in an attempt to stop the arms race; Germany resists, but conference does make important rules around the rights of neutral powers

Famous Birthdays

  • James Robertson Justice, British actor (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Moby Dick), born in Lewisham, London, England (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • William Le Baron Jenney, American architect (father of skyscraper), dies at 74