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Historical Events In 1906

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Oct 18   James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island) on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien premier of France  

Oct 20   Dr Lee DeForest demonstrated his electrical vacuum tube (radio tube) on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1906 dr Lee DeForest demonstrates his radio tube  

Oct 20   In the year 1906 william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67  

Oct 21   In the year 1906 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55  

Oct 22   3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Philedalphia  

Oct 22   Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper) on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1906 gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924)  

Oct 24   Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter on this day in history.  

Oct 25   US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1906 anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles  

Oct 28   On this day in history belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins  

Oct 29   On this day in history fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)  

Oct 31   On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra," premieres in NYC  

Oct 31   Jo Vis, resistance fighter (Yad Vashem-distinction) on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)  

Nov 04   Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history george Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary  

Nov 06   In the year 1906 charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY gov beats William Randolph Hearst  

Nov 06   Francis Lederer, Prague Czech, actor (Diary of a Chambermaid) in the year 1906.  

Nov 07   In the year 1906 eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)  

Nov 09   Arthur Rudolph, rocket engineer in the year 1906.  

Nov 09   Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64 in the year 1906.  

Nov 09   On this day in history t Roosevelt is 1st pres to visit other countries (P Rico & Panama)  

Nov 11   Ethel Smyth' "Standrecht," premieres in Leipzig in the year 1906.  

Nov 12   C W Gregory (NSW v Qld) starts day at 48*, is 366* at stumps in the year 1906.  

Nov 13   C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1906 conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)  

Nov 14   Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies in the year 1906.  

Nov 14   On this day in history louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box)  

Nov 14   Roosevelt becomes 1st US pres to visit a foreign country (Panama) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1906 roosevelt becomes first US President to visit a foreign country (Panama)  

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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 in the year 1906.  

Jan 01   In the year 1906 birth of giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)  

Jan 03   Roman Brandstaetter, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 06   Benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 08   In the year 1906 birth of jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)  

Jan 08   Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist was born in the year 1906.  

Famous Deaths In 1906

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Bartolom√© Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies  

Feb 09   Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1906 death of ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827)  

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