Half banana: One significant evidence which Adventists had been
relying on was the scripture in Daniel based on 607 BCE as the date when
Jerusalem was destroyed by Cyrus. Russell said that this date 607 BCE
was the pivotal date for predicting the end of god’s
enemies on Earth.
Just to comment, CT Russell never spoke about 607 BCE, not even Rutherford, their number was 606 BCE. The first mention of 607 BCE was soon after Rutherford's death, in the 1943. book "The Truth Shall Make You Free", page 239.
Btw, Russell had a few different ways to
"prove" 1874. year - measurement of the Great pyramid, six thousand
years from creation of Adam by former chronology, by anchor date 539 CE
plus 1335 from Daniel's prophecy...