An extract on #1907
The 1907 Romanian Peasants' Revolt results in possibly as many as 11,000 deaths.
The Diamond Stra, a woodblock printed Buddhist scripture dated 868, is discovered by Aurel Stein in the Mogao Caves in China; it is "the earliest complete survival of a dated printed book".
March 5 At the opening of the new State Duma in Saint Petersburg, Russia, 40,000 demonstrators are dispersed by Russian troops.
March 15March 16 Elections to the new Parliament of Finland are the first in the world for a national assembly with woman candidates, as well as the first elections in Europe where universal suffrage is applied. Nineteen women are elected.
March 22 The first taxicabs with taximeters begin operating in London.
March 25 The first university sports federation in Europe is established in Hungary with the participation or support of the associations of ten universities and colleges.
c. March 28 Volcanic eruption of Ksudach in the Kamchatka Peninsula.
April 17 The first Minas Geraes-class battleship is laid down for Brazil by Armstrong Whitworth on the River Tyne in England, triggering the South American dreadnought race.
April 24 Al Ahly SC is founded in Cairo by Omar Lotfi as a gathering place for Egyptian students' unions in the struggle against colonization; it forms first association football club officially founded in Egypt or Africa.
June 5 Shastri Yagnapurushdas consecrates the murtis of both Sahajanand Swami and Gunatitanand Swami in a single central shrine, thus establishing the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, later a United Nations affiliate organization.
June 10August 10 Peking to Paris motor race, won by Prince Scipione Borghese driving a 7-litre 35/45 hp Itala.
June 15 The Second Hague Peace Conference opens at The Hague.
June 26 Tiflis bank robbery: Bolsheviks attack a cash-filled bank coach in the centre of Tiflis, Georgia, killing forty people.
July 1 The Orange River Colony gains autonomy as the Orange Free State.
July 21 The SS Columbia sinks after colliding with the lumber schooner San Pedro off Shelter Cove, California, U.S.A., resulting in 88 deaths.
July 24 The JapanKorea Treaty of 1907 brings the government and military of the protectorate of Korea more firmly under Japanese control.
August 19 Robert Baden-Powell leads the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island, England.
August 29 The partially completed superstructure of the Quebec Bridge collapses entirely, claiming the lives of 76 workers.
August 31 Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the Anglo-Russian Entente in Saint Petersburg, bringing a pause in The Great Game in Central Asia and establishing the Triple Entente.