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Events in History in November 1907

  • Nov 2 Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 US banker J. P. Morgan locks over 40 bankers in his library to force them to find ways to avert New York banking crisis

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan
  • Nov 7 Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico
  • Nov 7 Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins

Meeting of InterestFoundation 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.

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Three of the four founders of Delta Sigma Pi at New York University
Three of the four founders of Delta Sigma Pi at New York University
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  • 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'

Historic DiscoveryWorld's Largest Diamond Discovered

Nov 9 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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  • 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