On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles J. B. Jonckheere, Flemish poet and writer (Mirror of the Sea)
  • Raoul Jobin, French Canadian operatic tenor, born in Quebec City, Quebec (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Deter, German woman notable for being the 1st person diagnosed with Alzheimer's, dies of sepsis caused by an infected bedsore at 55
1906 Highlights

About April 8, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries