On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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