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Historical Events In 1906

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jun 16   On this day in history alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)  

Jun 17   Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies in the year 1906.  

Jun 17   Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orch leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege) on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)  

Jun 21   Luis Maria Millet, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 21   M Wolf discovers asteroid #601 Nerthus on this day in history.  

Jun 22   In the year 1906 anne Morrow Lindbergh, author/aviator, Charles' wife  

Jun 22   Fritz Schaudinn, German animal scholar: examined amoebasis, dies at 34 in the year 1906.  

Jun 22   On this day in history hakon VII crowned king of Norway  

Jun 23   In the year 1906 wolfgang Koeppen, writer  

Jun 24   Pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire) in the year 1906.  

Jun 25   Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp) in the year 1906.  

Jun 25   Stanford White, Architect, shot dead atop Madison Square Garden which he designed by Harry Thaw jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   First Grand Prix held at Le Mans on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)  

Jun 26   Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1906 vernon P Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd)  

Jun 28   Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history 12th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill  

Jun 29   In the year 1906 canadian Pacific ocean liner Empress of Ireland departs on maiden voyage to Quebec; will sink on 96th voyage, May 29 1914.  

Jun 30   John Hope becomes 1st black president of Morehouse College on this day in history.  

Jun 30   John Hope becomes first black president of Morehouse College on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history pure Food &Drug Act &Meat Inspection Act adopted  

Jul 01   On this day in history edward Lansing Gordon Jr, Jackson Miss, long jumper (Olympic-gold-32)  

Jul 02   On this day in history alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)  

Jul 02   Yanks win by forfeit, for their 1st time on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau) in the year 1906.  

Jul 04   Gr Brit, France & Italy grant Independence to Ethiopia on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1906 agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer  

Jul 06   The Empress of Ireland arrives at Quebec at 05 30 on maiden voyage from Liverpool; with 215 1st-class passengers, 314 2nd-class passengers and 777 3rd-class passengers; best day's run was 460 knots, a record for the North Atlantic service in the year 1906.  

Jul 06   The Empress of Ireland arrives at Quebec at 05:30 on maiden voyage from Liverpool; with 215 1st-class passengers, 314 2nd-class passengers and 777 3rd-class passengers; best day's run was 460 knots, a record for the North Atlantic service in the year 1906.  

Jul 07   On this day in history harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)  

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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   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   Benedict Vilakazi, S Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary) was born in the year 1906.  

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

Jan 08   Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP) was born in the year 1906.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1906 death of marshall Field, founder of Marshall Field and Company (b. 1834)  

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

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

Jan 29   Christaan IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1906.  

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