On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Tsfasman, Soviet Russian jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, in Alexandrovsk, Russian Empire (now Zaporizhya, Ukraine) (d. 1971)
  • Guy Middleton, British actor (Oh! What a Lovely War, Laughter in Paradise), born in Hove, East Sussex, England (d. 1973)
  • Helmut Bornefeld, German organist and composer, born in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim, Germany (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Abraham Chrétien Oudemans, Dutch geographer & astronomer, dies at 78
1906 Highlights

About December 14, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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