On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1906

Historical Events

  • 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Edward VII of Great Britain visits German Emperor Wilhelm II to discuss the escalating rivalry between their nations' naval forces

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II

Famous Birthdays

  • Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, born in Fuglebjerg, N├Žstved (d. 1987)
1906 Highlights

About August 15, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo