On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1906

Historical Events

  • Natal proclaims state of siege in Zulu uprising

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Kostolany, stock market expert and speculator (d. 1999)
  • Gwen Catley, British coloratura soprano, born in London (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPaul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar, African American dialect poet, dies at 33 in Dayton, Ohio


1906 Highlights

About February 9, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius