On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1907

Historical Events

  • Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds

Historic DiscoveryWorld's Largest Diamond Discovered

The Cullinan Diamond, the largest ever discovered, is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday

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The Cullinan Diamond, discovered in South Africa on January 26, 1905
The Cullinan Diamond, discovered in South Africa on January 26, 1905
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Famous Birthdays

  • Burrill Phillips, American composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1988)
  • Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1994)
1907 Highlights

About November 9, 1907

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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