On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1906

Historical Events

  • 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Dorothy Grey, wife of British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey fatally injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Chandler, American actress (Christopher Strong, Dracula), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1965)
  • Hildegarde, Adell Wisc, night club vocalist (I'll Be Seeing You)
  • Pierre Cardevielle, French composer/conductor (Amants Captifs)
1906 Highlights

About February 1, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius