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Historical Events In 1906

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Oct 18   On this day in history james Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island)  

Oct 19   Georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien premier of France in the year 1906.  

Oct 20   On this day in history dr Lee DeForest demonstrated his electrical vacuum tube (radio tube)  

Oct 20   Dr Lee DeForest demonstrates his radio tube on this day in history.  

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

Oct 21   [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 22   On this day in history cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)  

Oct 23   Gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter  

Oct 25   US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting in the year 1906.  

Oct 27   Anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles in the year 1906.  

Oct 28   In the year 1906 belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins  

Oct 29   Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home) in the year 1906.  

Oct 31   In the year 1906 george Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra," premieres in NYC  

Oct 31   Jo Vis, resistance fighter (Yad Vashem-distinction) in the year 1906.  

Nov 02   In the year 1906 luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)  

Nov 04   Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer in the year 1906.  

Nov 05   In the year 1906 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   Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72) on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Arthur Rudolph, rocket engineer on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1906 leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64  

Nov 09   T Roosevelt is 1st pres to visit other countries (P Rico & Panama) in the year 1906.  

Nov 11   On this day in history ethel Smyth' "Standrecht," premieres in Leipzig  

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   On this day in history conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room)  

Nov 14   In the year 1906 hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies  

Nov 14   Louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   In the year 1906 roosevelt becomes 1st US pres to visit a foreign country (Panama)  

Nov 14   Roosevelt becomes first US President to visit a foreign country (Panama) 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   Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of roman Brandstaetter, writer  

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   On this day in history birth of jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)  

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   Joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1906.  

Jan 13   Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859) died in the year 1906.  

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

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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