January 12, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)
  • Football rules committee legalizes forward pass
  • Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet (which included amongst its members H.H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election.

Birthdays in History

  • Daniil Kharms, Russian playwright (d. 1942)