What Happened on August 15, 1906

Historical Events

  • 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, born in Fuglebjerg, N├Žstved (d. 1987)
  • Harry Goodman, American jazz bassist, and sometimes tuba player, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
1906 Highlights

About August 15, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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