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Historical Events In 1906

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

Apr 15   The Armenian organization AGBU is established in the year 1906.  

Apr 16   Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, Dutch soccer star/writer in the year 1906.  

Apr 16   M Wolf discovers asteroid #597 Bandusia in the year 1906.  

Apr 17   On this day in history m Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily)  

Apr 18   8.25 earthquake shakes SF Calif in the year 1906.  

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   On this day in history sF earthquake & fire kills nearly 4,000 & destroys 75% of the city  

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

Apr 18   The Great San Francisco Earthquake occurred at 5:13 a.m on this day in history.  

Apr 19   In the year 1906 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45  

Apr 19   Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 21   In the year 1906 commander Robert Peary discovered supposed Arctic Continent did not exist.  

Apr 21   On this day in history tom Burns, editor  

Apr 22   On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games open at Athens, Greece  

Apr 22   Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #599 Luisa  

Apr 25   John Knowles Paine, US composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 26   1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1906 gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show)  

Apr 26   The first motion pictures shown in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history mark Alexander Abrams, market researcher  

Apr 28   Bartholomeus J "Bart" Bok, Dutch/US astronomer (Milky Way) in the year 1906.  

Apr 28   The birth of Kurt Gödel, czech mathematician on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1906 phillie's John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0  

May 01   Troops in Paris make many arrests during a May Day protest in the year 1906.  

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   On this day in history birth of frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of giovanni D'Anzi, Italian songwriter (d. 1974)  

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

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 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   In the year 1906 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1906 christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies  

Feb 09   Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio in the year 1906.  

Feb 10   On this day in history death of ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827)  

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