Historical Events In 1906
Monday, 10 May 2021
May 02 In the year 1906 aileen Riggin, Newport RI, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1920, 24)
May 03 On this day in history british-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey
May 03 On this day in history mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)
May 03 The Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory on this day in history.
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 "Temporary" permit to erect overhead wires on Market St SF in the year 1906.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history kent Taylor, [Louis Weiss], Iowa, actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders)
May 12 In the year 1906 william M Ewing, US geologist/geophysicist
May 13 On this day in history bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem
May 13 In the year 1906 thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer
May 14 Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1906 hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)
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 In the year 1906 eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft)
May 17 On this day in history switzerland's Simpion Tunnel open to rail traffic
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 on this day in history.
May 19 Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier on this day in history.
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 In the year 1906 louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars
May 22 In the year 1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece
May 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece in the year 1906.
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.