On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1907

Historical Events

Historic Publication

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
1907 Highlights

About June 15, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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