Historical Events In 1906
Friday, 19 July 2019
May 02 In the year 1906 aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)
May 03 British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey on this day in history.
May 03 Mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky) on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1906 the Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory
May 04 On this day in history esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder)
May 05 On this day in history ursula Jeans, Simla India. actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon)
May 06 In the year 1906 "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market St SF
May 06 Andre Weil, [Bourbaki], French/US mathematician in the year 1906.
May 08 David Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne) in the year 1906.
May 08 On this day in history 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 In the year 1906 russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
May 10 On this day in history russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for first time
May 11 In the year 1906 kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
May 12 On this day in history william M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist
May 13 In the year 1906 bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem
May 13 In the year 1906 thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer
May 14 Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising in the year 1906.
May 14 In the year 1906 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 Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas) in the year 1906.
May 17 Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft) in the year 1906.
May 17 On this day in history switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic
May 18 The Federated Boys' Clubs, later to become the Boys' Clubs of America, are organized in the year 1906.
May 19 On this day in history dutch King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president open Simplon tunnel
May 19 On this day in history federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes
May 19 On this day in history portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier
May 19 On this day in history the last British soldiers leave Canada
May 21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties) in the year 1906.
May 21 Louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars on this day in history.
May 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece in the year 1906.
May 22 On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
May 22 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane