Historical Events in 1906 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 231 of 231

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

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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 K√∂penick) 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)