On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Maxime Jacob, composer
  • Zhou Youguang [Zhou Yaoping], Chinese language scholar (father of pinyin), born in Changzhou (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Russian physicist (b. 1859)
1906 Highlights

About January 13, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn