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Historical Events In 1906

Friday, 16 November 2018

May 02   Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) in the year 1906.  

May 03   In the year 1906 british-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey  

May 03   On this day in history mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)  

May 03   In the year 1906 the Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory  

May 04   Esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder) in the year 1906.  

May 05   Ursula Jeans, Simla India. actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon) in the year 1906.  

May 06   "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market St SF on this day in history.  

May 06   Andre Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician in the year 1906.  

May 08   On this day in history david Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)  

May 08   Phila A's pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield & hits 2 HRs in the year 1906.  

May 09   On this day in history eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats)  

May 10   Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time on this day in history.  

May 10   Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for first time in the year 1906.  

May 11   Kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders) on this day in history.  

May 12   William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem  

May 13   Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1906 flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising  

May 14   In the year 1906 hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)  

May 15   NY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning on this day in history.  

May 16   Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas) on this day in history.  

May 17   Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft) on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1906 switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic  

May 18   On this day in history the Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized  

May 19   Dutch King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president open Simplon tunnel in the year 1906.  

May 19   In the year 1906 federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes  

May 19   Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier on this day in history.  

May 19   The last British soldiers leave Canada in the year 1906.  

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 in the year 1906.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1906.  

Jan 16   Marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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