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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.  

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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   Roman Brandstaetter, writer was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho  

Jan 06   In the year 1906 birth of benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)  

Jan 06   Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859)  

Jan 16   Marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834) died in the year 1906.  

Jan 18   On this day in history bartolom√© Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84  

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   In the year 1906 paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio  

Feb 10   Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827) died in the year 1906.  

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