On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1906

Historical Events

  • Cinema Omnia Pathe, world's 1st cinema, opens (Paris)
  • German Shoemaker Wilhelm Voigt (Capt of K√∂penick) sentenced to 4 years for forgery after posing as Prussian officer

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Cartan, French composer, born in Nancy (d. 1932)
1906 Highlights

About December 1, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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