On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1907

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

The Third Duma (Parliament) meets in Russia; following Tsar Nicholas II's limiting of the franchise, a conservative majority holds sway and suppresses the radical elements

Famous Birthdays

  • Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pippi Longstocking), born in Vimmerby, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Howard William Hunter, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, born in Boise, Idaho (d. 1995)
  • Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • William Steig, American cartoonist (The New Yorker, 1930-2003) and children's author (Shrek!; Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; Doctor De Soto), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003) [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)
1907 Highlights

About November 14, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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