What Happened in 1906 (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 231 of 231

  • Nov 13 C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 14 US President Theodore Roosevelt visits Panama

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Nov 17 11th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 18 Langdon Mitchells "New York Idea" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 18 Anarchists bomb St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
  • Nov 19 London selected to host 1908 Olympics

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Nov 20 George Bernard Shaw's "Doctor's Dilemma" premieres in London

  • Nov 21 China prohibits opium trade
  • Nov 22 International Radio Telecommunications Com adopts "SOS" as new call for help
  • Nov 22 Peter Stolypin, Prime Minister of Russia, introduces agrarian reforms allowing peasants to withdraw from the communes and take their share of land for private ownership
  • Nov 23 Joseph Smith, leader of the Mormon Church, convicted of polygamy

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 28 Tommy Burns & Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns
  • Dec 1 Cinema Omnia Pathe, world's 1st cinema, opens (Paris)
  • Dec 1 Shoemaker Wilhelm Voigt (Capt of Köpenick) sentenced to 4 yrs
  • Dec 4 Alpha Phi Alpha, first Black Greek Letter Fraternity, forms
  • Dec 6 The British grant Transvaal self-government
  • Dec 9 NY American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo
  • Dec 10 US President Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Dec 11 US President Theodore Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo
  • Dec 12 Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish US government member, appointed Secretary of Commerce
  • Dec 13 German chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament
  • Dec 20 Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet
  • Dec 21 British Parliament pass two important pieces of social legislation: The Trades Disputes Bill, legalizing peaceful picketing, and The Workingmen's Compensation Act, broadening employers' liability for accidents
  • Dec 24 Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass)
  • Dec 27 1st annual meeting of American Sociological Society, Providence, RI
  • Dec 28 Ecuador adopts its second liberal constitution
  • Dec 29 Montreal Wanderers beat New Glasgow (NS) for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1906)
  • Dec 30 Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy
  • Dec 30 The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.
  • Dec 31 French/British/Italian treaty concerning rights on Abyssinia
  • Dec 31 2nd Australasian Championships: Antony Wilding beats Francis Fisher (6-0, 6-4, 6-4)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 491

  • May 28 Phil Regan, singer (My Wild Irish Rose)
  • May 29 Hans Joachim Schaeuble, composer
  • May 29 Terence Hanbury White, Bombay India, novelist (England Have My Bones)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 29 T. H. White, English author (King Arthur), born in Bombay, India (d. 1964)

Author T. H. White
T. H. White
  • May 30 Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)
  • Jun 3 Josephine Baker, American dancer/Parisian night club owner (Folies-Bergere) in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • Jun 3 Louis Simmonds, bookseller
  • Jun 3 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • Jun 3 Robert Brown Black, British diplomat/gov (Hong Kong)
  • Jun 3 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • Jun 4 Richard Whorf, actor/director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame)
  • Jun 5 Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
  • Jun 5 Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
  • Jun 5 Viscount Rochdale, British CEO
  • Jun 6 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
  • Jun 8 Charles Janssens, Belgium, actor (Mira, Malpertuis)
  • Jun 8 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • Jun 9 Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
  • Jun 10 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • Jun 11 Clifford Leofric Purdy Bishop, bishop
  • Jun 12 Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977)
  • Jun 13 Bruno de Finetti, Italian mathematician (d. 1985)
  • Jun 14 Carl Esmond, Wien (Vienna) Austria, actor (Smash-Up)
  • Jun 14 Gil Lamb, actor (Hit Parade of 1947, Riding High), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 14 Margaret Bourke-White, photographer/innovator/correspondent
  • Jun 15 Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
  • Jun 15 Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
  • Jun 16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • Jun 17 Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer
  • Jun 18 Kay Kyser, Rocky Mount NC, orchestra leader (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
  • Jun 19 Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • Jun 19 Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
  • Jun 20 Bob Howard, Newton Mass, singer/pianist (Sing it Again)
  • Jun 21 Luis Maria Millet, composer
  • Jun 21 Harold Spina, American composer (d. 1997)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 22 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviation Pioneer and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 22 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • Jun 22 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)
  • Jun 23 Wolfgang Koeppen, writer
  • Jun 24 Pierre Fournier, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 24 Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25 Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)
  • Jun 26 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), born in Dhrönchen (d. 1970)
  • Jun 26 Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer (d. 2008)
  • Jun 27 Catherine Cookson, English novelist (Bannaman Legacy)
  • Jun 27 Vernon P Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd)
  • Jun 28 Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)
  • Jun 28 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, artist/educator
  • Jun 28 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
  • Jun 29 Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Russian general (d. 1945)
  • Jun 30 Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)
  • Jun 30 Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (d. 1967)
  • Jul 1 Edward Lansing Gordon Jr, long jumper (Olympic-gold-32), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jul 1 Frank Parker, actor (Shawn-Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 1 Estée Lauder, CEO (Estée Lauder cosmetics) (d. 2004), born in New York City

Cosmetics Company Founder Estée Lauder
Cosmetics Company Founder
Estée Lauder
  • Jul 2 Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie)
  • Jul 2 Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker
  • Jul 2 Robert Levine Sanders, composer
  • Jul 3 Francis Steegmuller, US, biographer (Cocteau)
  • Jul 3 George Sanders, Russia, actor (All About Eve-Academy Award 1950)
  • Jul 3 Gwendolen Rees, zoologist
  • Jul 3 Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (d. 1952)
  • Jul 4 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, Schenectady New York, American Chemist and Meteorologist (cloud seeding)
  • Jul 6 Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer
  • Jul 7 Harry Von Zell, sidekick (George Burns Show)
  • Jul 7 [Leroy] Satchel Paige, baseball pitcher, never look back
  • Jul 7 William Feller, Croatian mathematician (d. 1970)
  • Jul 7 Anton Karas, Viennese musician (d. 1985)
  • Jul 8 Philip Johnson, Cortalyou architect, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 9 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Secret Resistance)
  • Jul 9 Walter Sande, actor (Navy vs Night Monsters), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 11 Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 11 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
  • Jul 13 Harry Sosnik, orchestra leader (Jack Carter Show, Your Hit Parade), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 14 Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer
  • Jul 14 Tom Carvel, ice cream mogul (Carvels)
  • Jul 15 Edmund Davies, British lord of appeal
  • Jul 15 Rudolf "Rudi" Uhlenhaut, German automotive engineer and test driver (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1989)
  • Jul 16 Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
  • Jul 17 John Carroll, [Julian LaFaye], actor (Wolf Call), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 18 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, born in Caputh (d. 1997)
  • Jul 18 Clifford Odets, US, dramatist (1961 Award of Merit-Golden Boy)
  • Jul 18 S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-CA), educator (Language in Action)
  • Jul 19 Klaus Egge, Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger)
  • Jul 19 Wim van Doorne, Dutch car manufacturer (DAF)
  • Jul 21 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer
  • Jul 23 Clancy Cooper, actress (Enchanted Forest, Girls in Chains)
  • Jul 23 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist
  • Jul 23 Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian revolutionary (d. 1931)
  • Jul 23 Vladimir Prelog, Sarajevo, Croatian-Swiss Chemist and Nobel Laureate
  • Jul 26 Armando Jose Fernandes, composer
  • Jul 26 Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence (d. 1943)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 27 Leo Durocher, American baseball player and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • Jul 27 Herbert Jasper, Canadian physiologist and neurologist (d. 1999)
  • Jul 27 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (d. 2000)
  • Jul 28 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • Jul 29 Diana Vreeland, French-born fashion editor (d. 1989)
  • Jul 30 L'udovit Rajter, composer
  • Jul 30 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, born in La Habana (d. 1977)
  • Aug 1 William Hayter, Oxford, Oxfordshire, British diplomat and Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1953-1957)

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Famous Deaths

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