On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail
  • SF Earthquake ends killing 452

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1903) and husband of Marie Curie, dies in a cart accident at 46
  • Spencer Gore, British tennis player (1st Wimbledon singles champion 1877), dies at 56