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