November 1907 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 2 Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published
  • Nov 7 Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
  • Nov 7 Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins

Conference meetingFoundation of Delta Sigma Pi

Nov 7 Delta Sigma Pi, a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities is founded at New York University.

  • Nov 8 In a landmark decision for Australia, the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration rules that the Sunshine Harvester Work must pay 'fair and reasonable wages'
  • Nov 9 The Cullinan Diamond is presented to King Edward VII on his birthday.
  • Nov 13 The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington, D.C. to promote unification

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Nov 14 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

  • Nov 16 Oklahoma becomes the United States 46th state
  • Nov 30 Pike Place Market dedicated in Seattle

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Terence Tenison Cuneo, artist
  • Nov 7 Maurits Mok, Dutch author/poet (Cheese & Bread Game)
  • Nov 8 Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader
  • Nov 9 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1994)
  • Nov 10 John Moore, English author (Portrait of Elmbury, Brensham Village and The Blue Field), born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1967)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 11 Joseph G. Hamilton, American physician who was a pioneer of using radioactive isotopes in disease treatment and diagnosis, born in Waverley, Massachusetts (d. 1957)

  • Nov 13 Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), born in Mörkö, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1948)
  • Nov 13 Lewis Boddington, aerospace engineer
  • Nov 13 Giovanna of Italy, Tsaritsa of Bulgaria, born in Rome (d. 2000)
  • Nov 14 Astrid Lindgren, Swedish children book author (Pipi Longstocking)
  • Nov 14 Howard William Hunter, Mormon Church Leader
  • Nov 14 Pedro Arrupe, Spanish priest/Jesuit
  • Nov 14 William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author (Shrek!, Doctor De Soto), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2003)
  • Nov 15 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
  • Nov 17 Israel Regardie, Aleister Crowley's secretary (d. 1985)
  • Nov 18 Halldis Vesaas-Moren, Norwegian author/poetess
  • Nov 19 Jack Schaefer, American author (d. 1991)
  • Nov 20 Henri-Georges Clouzot, French director (Le salaire de la peur)
  • Nov 21 Jim Bishop, author (The Day Lincoln was Shot)
  • Nov 21 M Eleonore Lippits, 1st Dutch female missionary doctor
  • Nov 22 Dora Maar, Tours France, French painter and photographer and lover of Picasso
  • Nov 23 Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
  • Nov 26 Ruth Patrick, American botanist
  • Nov 27 L[yon] Sprague de Camp, American sci-fi author (Goblin Tower, Hand of Zei)
  • Nov 28 Alberto Moravia, [Pincherle], Italian author (Indifferent Ones)
  • Nov 30 Jacques Barzun, French author (The House of Interlect), (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 1 Alfred Jarry, writer, dies at 33
  • Nov 14 Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)
  • Nov 16 Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (b. 1848)
  • Nov 28 Stanisław Wyspiański, Polish dramatist, poet, painter, and architect (b. 1869)