Historical Events In 1906
Friday, 15 November 2019
Sep 25 Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, St Petersburg Russia, composer [NS] on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history john Galsworthy's "Silver Box," premieres in London
Sep 26 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1906 william Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)
Sep 28 On this day in history uS troops reoccupy Cuba, stay until 1909
Sep 29 US intervenes in Cuba ousts dictator Estrada Palma on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1906 eamonn O Gallagher, composer
Sep 30 Real Academia Galega, Galician language biggest linguistic authority starts working in Havana on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1906 hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
Oct 01 In the year 1906 john Lorne Campbell, folklorist
Oct 02 In the year 1906 john Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
Oct 02 Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1906.
Oct 03 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy in the year 1906.
Oct 04 Chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36 .763) of year in the year 1906.
Oct 04 Johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight) in the year 1906.
Oct 05 On this day in history henry Mathewson (NY Giants) walks 14 men
Oct 05 Henry Mathewson (NY Giants, Christy's brother) walks 14 men in the year 1906.
Oct 05 On this day in history leopold Kohr, writer/mentor of Fritz Schumacher
Oct 06 On this day in history janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)
Oct 06 The birth of Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar' in the year 1906.
Oct 06 On this day in history the birth of Janet Gaynor, Winner of the very first 'Oscar'2006 Hazardous waste plant near Apex, North Carolina explodes releasing chlorine gas, resulting in the evacuation of thousands and the hospitalization of over 100 residents.
Oct 06 In the year 1906 the Majlis of Iran convened for the first time.
Oct 07 James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68) on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1906 karl Nessler demonstrates 1st 'permanent wave' for hair, in London
Oct 09 On this day in history 13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner
Oct 09 Joseph F Glidden, inventor (barbed wire), dies on this day in history.
Oct 10 Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony) in the year 1906.
Oct 11 Earl "Dutch" Clark, Colo, NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit) in the year 1906.
Oct 11 In the year 1906 sF begins school for "Asians"
Oct 12 On this day in history edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer
Oct 14 All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series on this day in history.
Oct 14 Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy) on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1906 hiram Fong, Honolulu U.S. (Sen-R-Hawaii)
Oct 16 Dino Buzzati, writer on this day in history.