Elizabeth Arden opened a beauty Salon in New York City. She was born
Florence Nightingale Graham.
Levi Strauss began making children’s clothes.
As It Is In Life; His Trust/His Trust Fulfilled; and A Romance
of the Western Hills were films by D.W. Griffith that were released.
In the Days of the Thundering Herd starring Tom Mix was released.
The Finer Grain by Henry James, Clarence Mulford’s Hopalong Cassidy,
and Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton were read.
“Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon” and“Grizzly Bear” by Irving Berlin were
“Stoptime Rag” by Scott Joplin was a popular song.
The Poetry Society of America was founded in New York City at the National
Angel Island in San Francisco Bay opened as a quarantine station and point
of entry for immigrants from Asia.
Major Frank Woodcury of the Army Medical Corps introduced an iodine tincture
for the treatment of wounds.
January 12: The Mann Act was passed by
the House of Representatives to stop the travel of women across state lines
for purposes it was deemed unworthy.
February 6: The Boys Scouts of America
February 28: Anna Pavlova made her American
March 17: The Camp Fire Girls was founded.
March 18: The first American opera was produced,
The Pipe of Desire by Frederick Shepherd Converse, at the Metropolitan Opera
in New York City.
March 21: It was Gustave Mahler’s last
hoorah conducting at the Metropolitan.
March 26: The 1907 Immigration Act was
amended by Congress.
March 28: Alfred Stieglitz’s gallery,
291, showed Pablo Picasso’s one-man show.
April 1: The Exhibition of Independent
Artists opened in New York City.
April 18: A petition allowing women to
vote was presented to Congress. It had five hundred thousand signatures.
June 19: The first Father’s Day was celebrated.
June 20: Fanny Brice debuted in the Ziegfeld
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. and Eleanor Alexander got married.
July 13: Women’s Wear Daily, a fashion
magazine, began publication in New York City.
September 8: Pennsylvania Station opened
in New York City for commuter traffic from Long Island.
December 10: The first opera to have its
world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City was Giacomo
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West.