Historical Events In 1906
Saturday, 21 May 2022
May 02 Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history british-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey
May 03 Mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky) in the year 1906.
May 03 The Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory in the year 1906.
May 04 In the year 1906 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 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 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 In the year 1906 eleanor Estes, author (Ginger Pye, Moffats)
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 On this day in history kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
May 12 William M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist in the year 1906.
May 13 In the year 1906 bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem
May 13 Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer on this day in history.
May 14 Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising on this day in history.
May 14 Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94) on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history nY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
May 16 Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas) on this day in history.
May 17 On this day in history eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft)
May 17 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
May 19 Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes on this day in history.
May 19 In the year 1906 portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier
May 19 The last British soldiers leave Canada on this day in history.
May 21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties) on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1906 louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars
May 22 On this day in history 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece
May 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
May 22 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1906 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane