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Historical Events In 1906

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Apr 15   A J "Sandy" Bell, S Afr cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history the Armenian organization AGBU is established.  

Apr 16   Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1906 m Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia  

Apr 17   M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 8.25 earthquake shakes SF Calif  

Apr 18   In the year 1906 an earthquake, followed by fire, destroys most of San Francisco, killing 3000 people  

Apr 18   Clara Eggink, [Ebbele], Dutch poetess (Life with JC Bloem) in the year 1906.  

Apr 18   SF earthquake & fire kills nearly 4,000 & destroys 75% of the city on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history the Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred at 5 13 a.m.  

Apr 18   In the year 1906 the Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred at 5:13 a.m.  

Apr 19   10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1906 pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies  

Apr 20   Australian wombat dies in London Zoo at 26; oldest known marsupial on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1906 australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26  

Apr 21   On this day in history commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist.  

Apr 21   On this day in history tom Burns, editor  

Apr 22   10th anniversary Olympic games open at Athens, Greece in the year 1906.  

Apr 22   In the year 1906 eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)  

Apr 22   On this day in history olympic games held in Athens are not accepted by the IOC  

Apr 23   Marcel Hillaire, Cologne Germany, actor (Adv in Paradise) in the year 1906.  

Apr 23   On this day in history the Alberta Legislature sets the provincial speed limit at 10 mph in the city and 20 mph in the country. , Now it's 100 in the city and 200 in the country it seems  

Apr 25   J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #599 Luisa on this day in history.  

Apr 25   John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67 in the year 1906.  

Apr 25   Sally Salminen, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1906 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii  

Apr 26   Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii  

Apr 27   Mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1906 the birth of Kurt Gödel, czech mathematician  

May 01   On this day in history phillie's John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0  

May 01   Troops in Paris make many arrests during a May Day protest on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1906 32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8  

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Famous Birthdays In 1906

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1906 birth of frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932)  

Jan 01   Giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974) was born in the year 1906.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1906 birth of kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho  

Jan 06   Benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary) was born in the year 1906.  

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   Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history bartolom√© Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84  

Jan 25   On this day in history joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70  

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 in the year 1906.  

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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