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Rome is home to the first Montessori school for children in a working class family. Read More
More than 1,000 are killed in an earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica. Read More
As many as 11,000 deaths are caused by the 1907 Romanian Peasants' Revolt. Read More
The new Parliament of Finland holds the first elections in the world with woman candidates, nineteen of which are elected.
The operation of the first taxicabs with taxi meters begin in London.
The Second Hague Peace Conference opens at The Hague. Read More
Forty people are killed during the Tiflis bank robbery when Bolsheviks rob a cash-filled bank coach in the center of Tiflis, Georgia.
88 deaths result from a collision off Shelter Cove, California between the SS Columbia and the lumber schooner San Pedro.
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.
The first Scout camp is led by Robert Baden-Powell on Brownsea Island, England.
76 workers die as a result of the collapse of the Quebec Bridge superstructure, which was only partially completed.
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.
The dominions of New Zealand and Newfoundland are established. Read More
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.
The 2nd Hague Peace Conference revises the Hague Convention. Read More
The consecration of a Catholic church in Hungary results in fifteen people getting shot in what is known as the Cernova incident.
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.
362 are killed in a coal mine explosion in the Monongah Mining disaster in Monongah, West Virginia.
Upon the death of his father, Gustaf V succeeds Oscar II as king of Sweden.
239 are killed at Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania from an explosion in a coal mine . Read More
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.
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