On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1906

Historical Events

  • Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy
  • The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, later laid down the foundations of Pakistan

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Reed, English motion picture director (3rd Man, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • Johan A earl von Kielmansegg, German general/commandant NATO-Europe

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Burdett-Coutts, English philanthropist extrordinaire and "the richest heiress in England", dies at 92
  • Josephine Butler, English feminist and social reformer (campaigned against human trafficking), dies at 78
1906 Highlights

About December 30, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn