Historical Events In 1906
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
May 02 Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1906 british-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey
May 03 Mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky) in the year 1906.
May 03 On this day in history the Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory
May 04 On this day in history esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder)
May 05 In the year 1906 ursula Jeans, Simla India. actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon)
May 06 On this day in history "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market St SF
May 06 On this day in history andre Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician
May 08 In the year 1906 david Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)
May 08 In the year 1906 phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs
May 09 Eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats) in the year 1906.
May 10 Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for first time
May 11 On this day in history kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
May 12 William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist on this day in history.
May 13 Bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer
May 14 In the year 1906 flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising
May 14 On this day in history hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)
May 15 In the year 1906 nY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
May 16 On this day in history arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas)
May 17 Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft) on this day in history.
May 17 Switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic in the year 1906.
May 18 The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized on this day in history.
May 19 Dutch King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president open Simplon tunnel on this day in history.
May 19 Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier
May 19 In the year 1906 the last British soldiers leave Canada
May 21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties) in the year 1906.
May 21 In the year 1906 louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars
May 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece in the year 1906.
May 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece in the year 1906.
May 22 On this day in history harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
May 22 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.