Other Stuff Happening in 1907 and March 11th

What Else was Happening in the year 1907 ? * * *Other Events for Year 1907 - USA History Facts
President: Theodore Roosevelt January 1 President shakes a record 8,513 hands in 1 day
Vice President: Charles W. FairbanksRobert Broadnax Glenn, North Carolina Governor ~ Read on....
C.B. Williams was named Director of the NC Agricultural Experiment Station (NCAES) and Agronomist in 1907 More.....
With support from the General Education Board, Knapp sends C.R. Hudson to North Carolina to initiate demonstration work. Hudson encountered resistance from the Department of Agriculture, which had its own demonstration work going and moved from Raleigh to Statesville NC more history....
Nov. 18, 1907: James A. Butler is appointed to first North Carolina county agent cooperative extenions
Nov. 20, 1907: Butler arranges the first demonstration with J.F. Eagles, Rt. 1 Statesville (2.5 acres corn; 2 acres cotton). Butler died after only three months on the job, during which time he arranged for 30 demonstrations in Iredell County
Albemarle NC , A building, now on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1907-1908 with storefront shops at street level and an opera house on the second floor.
The city of Washington NC, founded in 1907, is named after Swiss explorer, Larry Darnell Washington. Read on....
East Carolina University East Fifth St Greenville, NC 27858-4353 USA 252.328.6131 - founded 1907 View site....
In February 28, 1907 with a population of approximately 7,500 Rocky Mount NC was incorporated as a City. View site....
James W. Cannon, taking advantage of cheap farmland along the Southern Railway, establishes the textile mill village of Kannapolis in Cabarrus County.
Stonewall Jackson Training School in Concord is established as a state reform school for boys
The first cotton and corn demonstration supervised by a county agent of the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service takes place on a farm in Iredell County.Pepsi-Cola, By 1907, forty bottling plants were producing Pepsi-Cola, and 100,000 gallons of syrup were sold that year. In 1908, new offices and plant facilities were added to the New Bern plant, and the number of bottlers increased dramatically to ninety-three. More Histor....
US Population: 87,008,000 Federal spending: $0.58 billion
Unemployment: 2.8%
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
April 11 New York Giant Roger Bresnahan becomes 1st catcher to wear shin guards
April 19 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24
Stanley Cup Kenora Thistles/Montreal Wanderers
Wimbledon Women: May Sutton d. D. Chambers (6-1 6-4)
Men: Norman Brookes d. A. Gore (64 62 62)
May 8 Tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title
Kentucky Derby Champion Pink Star
NCAA Football Champions Yale (9-0-1)
January 23 Charles Curtis of Kansas becomes 1st Native American U.S. senator
February 26 U.S. Congress raised their own salaries to $7,500
March 5 1st radio broadcast of a musical composition aired
May 11 Bank of San Francisco incorporated
May 31 Taxis 1st began running in New York City
June 4 Automatic washer and dryer introducedJuly 1 World's 1st air force established in the U.S. Army
August 28 United Parcel Service begins service, in Seattle
October 1 Plaza Hotel (5th Av and 59th Str, New York) opens
October 22 Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum and Bailey circus
November 16 Oklahoma becomes 46th state
December 9 1st Christmas Seals sold (Wilmington Del post office)
December 16 Eugene H Farrar is 1st to sing on radio (Brooklyn Navy Yard New York)
December 31 For 1st time a ball drops at Times Square to signal new year
In the summer of 1907, the American economy was showing signs of weakness as a number of business and Wall Street brokerages went bankrupt. Read on.....
The 1907 World Series once again, featured the National's Chicago Cubs going up against the American's Detroit Tigers - Read Almanac on series....
In 1907, New Jersey first installed the electric chair - Read More....
1907-Bell & Howell Co. is founded by Chicago movie projectionist Donald H. Bell, 39, and camera repairman Albert S. Howell, 28, with $5,000 in capital. The firm will pioneer in improving equipment for motion picture photography and projection (Bell will sell out to Howell in 1921)1907-The Hoover Vacuum Cleaner has its beginnings in an electric suction device for home use invented by asthmatic Canton, Ohio department store janitor J. (James) Murray Spangler
Gulf Oil Co. is founded by a reorganization of Guffey Oil
U.S. motorcar production reaches 43,000, up from 25,000 in 1905
New York City horsecars give way to motorbuses, but most urban transit is by electric trolley car, "El," and subway
The Bendix Co. is founded by Moline, Ill.-born inventor Vincent Bendix, 25, who left home at age 16 to study mechanics at New York.
Milwaukee Road toolmaker William A. Davidson quits his foreman's job to join his brothers Arthur and Walter at the 4-year-old
Harley-Davidson Motor Co. That firm is incorporated September 17,1907
1907-Union Station at Washington, D.C., opens October 27 to serve as a gateway to the nation's capitol.
Bethlehem Steel's Saucon Mills open at Bethlehem, Pa.,
Union Carbide, The first U.S. company to produce oxygen for oxyacetylene torches is founded by a group of manufacturers who make carbon electrodes used to power electric furnaces that produce alloying metals
Aluminum Ore Co. (later Aluminum Co. of America [Alcoa]) is created through a renaming of the 22-year-old Pittsburgh Reduction Co
Physiologist J. S. Haldane develops a method of stage decompression that permits a deep-sea diver to ascend safely to the surface without developing "the bends"
The University of Hawaii has its beginnings in a school opened at Honolulu.
Wireless telegraphy service begins October 18 between the United States and Ireland
Samuel Lionel "Roxy" Rothafel, 25, turns a dance hall in back of his father-in-law's Forest City, Pa., saloon into a motion picture theater with a secondhand screen and projector.
In 1907 Ben Epps became the first Southern aviator when he built his first plane, a few years after his friends Wilbur and Orville Wright had achieved the first successful heavier-than-air flight in 1903. Athens–Ben Epps Airport is named in his honor
An important building block for the eventual GM corporation occurred in 1907. In that year, the Buick Company began production of a four-cylinder car, the Model D
General Electric, a full line of heating and cooking devices was developed in 1907
Calendar for 1907 See it now...
.John Wayne - birthday March 16, 1907 - 1979 Read on....

The Model R was introduced in 1907 as a refined version of the Model N. Ford produced approximately 2,500 Model R cars Read on.....

International, A popular auto that sold 4,500 units between 1907 and 1911 when IHC ended automobile production to concentrate on trucks. Read on.....

More Ealy Cars, Most of our early automobiles show here are the real thing - the actual vehicle, over one hundred years old. A couple, the 1886 Benz and 1886 Daimler are faithful reproduction that are identical to the original. We hope you enjoy our pictures of these early cars by Remarkable Cars. View Here.......

Automobile History: Although many people mistakenly believe that Henry Ford invented the Automobile it is documented that several other automotive pioneers preceded him in inventing the early so called, Horseless Carriage. Read on........

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Anonymous said...

I think this is the best site i have seen Denton have .I love to know the history of towns and I did not know that Denton had the buildings it didl Very interesting.

Anonymous said...

pictures of Denton from long ago. How it brought back memories. Hope to see even more on this site.

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Anonymous said...

Did not know how old Denton is. Enjoyed the site.

Robby Cole said...

Want to see more.

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faith martin said...

great site. have sent to people that used to live in Denton. They love it