On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1907

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of De Trooz forms
  • Indian Mine Laws passes (concessions from Neth-Indies)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Smith, American singer ("God Bless America"), born in Greenville, Virginia (d. 1986)
  • Oliver Hill, American civil rights attorney (Presidential Medal of Freedom 1999), born in Richmond, Virgnia (d. 2007)
1907 Highlights

About May 1, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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