On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1906

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press, taken from John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFaisal of Saudi Arabia

Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75), born in Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd and Hasa (d. 1975)

  • Hunter Johnson, American composer, born near Benson, North Carolina (d. 1998)
1906 Highlights

About April 14, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries