On This Day

Historical Events in September 1907

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Sep 5 King Edward VII of Great Britain meets Russia's Foreign Minister Alexander Izvolski in an attempt to strengthen Russia's relationship with Britain

King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII
  • Sep 7 Adolph Sutro's ornate Cliff House in San Francisco destroyed by fire
  • Sep 8 Pope Pius X publishes encyclical Pasceni dominici gregis (anti-modernism)
  • Sep 13 Lusitania arrives in New York City after record 5 day crossing of Atlantic
  • Sep 13 Canadian Interprovincial Rugby Football Union (IRFU) forms with merge of Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts (ORFU) and Ottawa Rough Riders, Montreal FC (QRFU)
  • Sep 20 Pitts Nick Maddox no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-1
  • Sep 23 Proclamation sets fineness & weight of silver & bronze coins of Canada

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 25 Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premieres

Composer Jean Sibelius
Composer
Jean Sibelius
  • Sep 26 New Zealand and Newfoundland each become dominions within the British Empire
  • Sep 29 Construction begins on Washington National Cathedral
  • Sep 30 Cards Ed Konetchy steals home twice & Joe Delahanty also steals home for record 3 steals of home (vs Boston)