What Happened on December 2, 1906

Goodbye Scratchy 78s, Hello Vinyl

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Woods, Canadian actor (True Grit, Craig Kennedy; Criminologist), born in Brandon, Manitoba (d. 1998)
  • Eric Dalton, South African cricket batsman (15 Tests, top score 117), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa (d. 1981)

Peter Carl Goldmark (1906-1977)

Hungarian-American engineer (developed the 33-1/3 rpm LP phonograph record format), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary

Born in 1906
1906 Highlights

About December 2, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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