Historical Events In 1906
Friday, 24 January 2020
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 In the year 1906 william Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)
Sep 28 On this day in history uS troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909
Sep 29 US intervenes in Cuba ousts dictator Estrada Palma in the year 1906.
Sep 30 In the year 1906 eamonn O Gallagher, composer
Sep 30 On this day in history real Academia Galega, Galician language biggest linguistic authority starts working in Havana.
Oct 01 Hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907 on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history john Lorne Campbell, folklorist
Oct 02 John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature on this day in history.
Oct 02 Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Oct 03 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy on this day in history.
Oct 04 Chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36 .763) of year in the year 1906.
Oct 04 On this day in history johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight)
Oct 05 In the year 1906 henry Mathewson (NY Giants) walks 14 men
Oct 05 In the year 1906 henry Mathewson (NY Giants, Christy's brother) walks 14 men
Oct 05 In the year 1906 leopold Kohr, writer/mentor of Fritz Schumacher
Oct 06 In the year 1906 janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)
Oct 06 On this day in history the birth of Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar'
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 The Majlis of Iran convened for the first time on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1906 james E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)
Oct 08 In the year 1906 karl Nessler demonstrates 1st 'permanent wave' for hair, in London
Oct 09 On this day in history 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner
Oct 09 Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies on this day in history.
Oct 10 In the year 1906 paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony)
Oct 11 On this day in history earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit)
Oct 11 On this day in history sF begins school for "Asians"
Oct 12 On this day in history edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer
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 On this day in history benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)
Oct 15 In the year 1906 hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
Oct 16 On this day in history dino Buzzati, writer