Historical Events In 1906
Monday, 10 August 2020
Oct 18 James Brooks, US mural painter (Acquisition of Long Island) in the year 1906.
Oct 19 On this day in history georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien premier of France
Oct 20 Dr Lee DeForest demonstrated his electrical vacuum tube (radio tube) in the year 1906.
Oct 20 Dr Lee DeForest demonstrates his radio tube on this day in history.
Oct 20 William "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67 in the year 1906.
Oct 21 In the year 1906 [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, actress (Small Lord), dies at 55
Oct 22 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila on this day in history.
Oct 22 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Philedalphia on this day in history.
Oct 22 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper) in the year 1906.
Oct 23 In the year 1906 gertrude Ederle, NYC, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924)
Oct 24 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter on this day in history.
Oct 25 US inventor Lee de Forest patents "Audion," a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio & broadcasting in the year 1906.
Oct 27 On this day in history anton AM Struyken, minister of justice/governor Dutch Antilles
Oct 28 On this day in history belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins
Oct 29 Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home) on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra," premieres in NYC
Oct 31 On this day in history jo Vis, resistance fighter (Yad Vashem-distinction)
Nov 02 In the year 1906 luchino Visconti, Milan Italy, director (Damned, Death in Venice)
Nov 04 Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history george Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary
Nov 06 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY gov beats William Randolph Hearst on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1906 francis Lederer, Prague Czech, actor (Diary of a Chambermaid)
Nov 07 In the year 1906 eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)
Nov 09 In the year 1906 arthur Rudolph, rocket engineer
Nov 09 On this day in history leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64
Nov 09 T Roosevelt is 1st pres to visit other countries (P Rico & Panama) on this day in history.
Nov 11 Ethel Smyth' "Standrecht," premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.
Nov 12 C W Gregory (NSW v Qld) starts day at 48*, is 366* at stumps in the year 1906.
Nov 13 In the year 1906 c W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland
Nov 13 Conrad Thibault, Northbridge Mass, singer (Jacques Fray Music Room) on this day in history.
Nov 14 Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies in the year 1906.
Nov 14 Louise Brooks, silent screen star (American Venus, Pandora's Box) on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history roosevelt becomes 1st US pres to visit a foreign country (Panama)
Nov 14 On this day in history roosevelt becomes first US President to visit a foreign country (Panama)