On This Day

Historical Events in 1907 (Part 2)

  • Dec 22 Saint-SaĆ«ns'/Fokine's ballet "Le Cygne" premieres in St Petersburg
  • Dec 23 1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 30 Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball
  • Dec 31 For 1st time, a ball drops at Times Square to signal the New Year
  • Dec 31 Gustav Mahler conducts the Metropolitan Opera, in New York City