Historical Events In 1906
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Sep 25 Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, St Petersburg Russia, composer [NS] on this day in history.
Sep 25 John Galsworthy's "Silver Box," premieres in London on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1906 pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game
Sep 27 William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God) in the year 1906.
Sep 28 US troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909 in the year 1906.
Sep 29 In the year 1906 uS intervenes in Cuba ousts dictator Estrada Palma
Sep 30 On this day in history eamonn O Gallagher, composer
Sep 30 Real Academia Galega, Galician language biggest linguistic authority starts working in Havana on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
Oct 01 In the year 1906 john Lorne Campbell, folklorist
Oct 02 On this day in history john Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
Oct 02 On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Oct 03 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy in the year 1906.
Oct 04 On this day in history chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36 .763) of year
Oct 04 On this day in history johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight)
Oct 05 Henry Mathewson (NY Giants) walks 14 men on this day in history.
Oct 05 In the year 1906 henry Mathewson (NY Giants, Christy's brother) walks 14 men
Oct 05 Leopold Kohr, writer/mentor of Fritz Schumacher on this day in history.
Oct 06 Janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born) on this day in history.
Oct 06 The birth of Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar' in the year 1906.
Oct 06 On this day in history the birth of Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar'2006 Hazardous waste plant near Apex, North Carolina explodes releasing chlorine gas, resulting in the evacuation of thousands and the hospitalization of over 100 residents.
Oct 06 On this day in history the Majlis of Iran convened for the first time.
Oct 07 On this day in history james E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)
Oct 08 On this day in history karl Nessler demonstrates 1st 'permanent wave' for hair, in London
Oct 09 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner in the year 1906.
Oct 09 Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies on this day in history.
Oct 10 Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony) in the year 1906.
Oct 11 Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit) on this day in history.
Oct 11 SF begins school for "Asians" on this day in history.
Oct 12 Edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1906 all Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
Oct 14 Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy) in the year 1906.
Oct 15 Hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii) in the year 1906.
Oct 16 In the year 1906 dino Buzzati, writer