The year 1907 was filled with revolutionary historical events. The newspapers included in our archive give us the ability to look back and fully understand and research such events from 1907 as the founding of the first Montessori School, the first election including women candidates at the Parliament in Finland, the Santa Maria School Massacre, and many more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 6, 1907
Rome is home to the first Montessori school for children in a working class family.
January 14, 1907
More than 1,000 are killed in an earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica.
As many as 11,000 deaths are caused by the 1907 Romanian Peasants' Revolt.
March 15, 16 1907
The new Parliament of Finland holds the first elections in the world with woman candidates, nineteen of which are elected.
March 22, 1907
The operation of the first taxicabs with taxi meters begin in London.
June 15, 1907
The Second Hague Peace Conference opens at The Hague.
June 26, 1907
Forty people are killed during the Tiflis bank robbery when Bolsheviks rob a cash-filled bank coach in the center of Tiflis, Georgia.
July 21, 1907
88 deaths result from a collision off Shelter Cove, California between the SS Columbia and the lumber schooner San Pedro.
July 24, 1907
Japanese gains a more firm control over the government and military of the protectorate of Korea as a result of the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1907.
August 1, 9 1907
The first Scout camp is led by Robert Baden-Powell on Brownsea Island, England.
August 29, 1907
76 workers die as a result of the collapse of the Quebec Bridge superstructure, which was only partially completed.
August 31, 1907
The Great Game in Central Asia is halted by the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente by Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson and the Triple Entente is established.
September 26, 1907
The dominions of New Zealand and Newfoundland are established.
A committee made up of academics including Otto Jespersen, Wilhelm Ostwald and Roland Eötvös of the Delegation for the Adoption of an International Auxiliary Language meet in Paris to select a language for international use, ultimately deciding to reform Esperanto.
October 18, 1907
The 2nd Hague Peace Conference revises the Hague Convention.
October 27, 1907
The consecration of a Catholic church in Hungary results in fifteen people getting shot in what is known as the Cernova incident.
November 16, 1907
The world's largest and fastest British passenger liner at this date, the RMS Mauretania, sets out on a voyage from England to New York.
December 6, 1907
362 are killed in a coal mine explosion in the Monongah Mining disaster in Monongah, West Virginia.
December 8, 1907
Upon the death of his father, Gustaf V succeeds Oscar II as king of Sweden.
December 19, 1907
239 are killed at Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania from an explosion in a coal mine .
December 21, 1907
Over 2000 are killed at the Santa María School massacre when soldiers in Chile fire at striking mineworkers gathered in the Santa María School in Iquique.