On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1907

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A downturn in the stock market leads to a run on the dollar; US President Theodore Roosevelt will be forced to call on financier J. P. Morgan to help manage the financial crisis

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Morrison, English actress (Project Moonbase), born in Weston-Super-Mare (d. 1992)
  • Maxie Rosenbloom, American boxer, actor (world light heavyweight champion 1932-34), born in Leonard's Bridge, Connecticut (d. 1976)
  • Oedoen Partos, Hungarian-Israeli violist (Israel Philharmonic, 1938-56), composer, and teacher, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1977)
1907 Highlights

About October 1, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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