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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  

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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 in the year 1906.  

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

Jan 03   Roman Brandstaetter, writer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1906 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   Bartolom√© Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84 in the year 1906.  

Jan 25   On this day in history joseph Wheeler II, Confederate General, dies at 70  

Jan 29   On this day in history christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies  

Feb 09   Paul Laurence Dunbar, black dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827) died on this day in history.  

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