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Historical Events In 1906

Monday, 27 January 2020

Jan 01   Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1906 joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51  

Jan 03   On this day in history roman Brandstaetter, writer  

Jan 04   South Africa beat England by one wicket, their 1st Test win on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1906 south Africa beat England by one wicket, their first Test win  

Jan 05   Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)  

Jan 06   In the year 1906 maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris  

Jan 08   A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people in the year 1906.  

Jan 08   Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1906 albert Hofmann, Switzerland, chemist (discovered LSD)  

Jan 11   On this day in history the birth of Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (LSD)  

Jan 12   1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26) on this day in history.  

Jan 12   First time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26) on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...) on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

Jan 13   On this day in history maxime Jacob, composer  

Jan 13   On this day in history the first radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American) claimed to receive signals up to one mile  

Jan 14   Walter Knape, composer in the year 1906.  

Jan 15   On this day in history aristotle Onassis, Greece, rich shipping magnate  

Jan 16   -13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco) in the year 1906.  

Jan 16   On this day in history clement Greenberg, art critic  

Jan 16   Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco) in the year 1906.  

Jan 18   Bartolomé Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours)  

Jan 19   In the year 1906 gerhart Hauptmann's "Und Pippa Tanzt!," premieres in Berlin  

Jan 19   Ish Kabbible, [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1906 fred Fehl, Austrian/US Broadway photographer  

Jan 22   Robert E[rvin] Howard, US, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror) on this day in history.  

Jan 22   SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1906 uS steamer Valencia wrecked on a reef off the coast of Vancouver Island; 126 passengers and crew die at sea;  

Jan 23   Bob Steele, Pendleton Oregon, actor (Duffy-F Troop, Big Sleep) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history norman Cook, museum curator  

Jan 25   Del Valle Inclans "El Marqués de Bradomin," premieres in Madrid in the year 1906.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1906

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)  

Jan 03   Roman Brandstaetter, writer was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 05   Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1906 birth of benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)  

Jan 06   Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP) was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist  

Famous Deaths In 1906

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1906 joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51  

Jan 13   Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1906 death of marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834)  

Jan 18   Bartolomé Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 in the year 1906.  

Jan 25   Joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70 in the year 1906.  

Jan 29   Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio  

Feb 10   Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

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