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Historical Events In 1906

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

May 02   Aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24) on this day in history.  

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   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   Ursula Jeans, Simla India. actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon) on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1906 "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   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   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   Kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders) on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1906 william M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist  

May 13   Bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem on this day in history.  

May 13   Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer in the year 1906.  

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

May 14   Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94) in the year 1906.  

May 15   NY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning in the year 1906.  

May 16   On this day in history arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuela, writer/minister (Lanzas Coloradas)  

May 17   Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft) in the year 1906.  

May 17   Switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic on this day in history.  

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

May 19   On this day in history dutch King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president open Simplon tunnel  

May 19   Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes in the year 1906.  

May 19   On this day in history portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier  

May 19   The last British soldiers leave Canada on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)  

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 on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

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   On this day in history birth of frank Stack, Canada, speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1932)  

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

Jan 03   Roman Brandstaetter, writer was born in the year 1906.  

Jan 05   Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)  

Jan 06   In the year 1906 birth of jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor  

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   In the year 1906 joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51  

Jan 13   Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1906 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (b. 1827)  

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