On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1906

Historical Events

  • Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass)

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Waxman [Wachsmann], German-American film score composer (Rebecca; Sunset Boulevard; A Place In The Sun), born in Königshütte, Silesia, German Empire (now Chorzów, Poland) (d. 1967)
  • John Walker, American art curator, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
1906 Highlights

About December 24, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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