On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1906

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Und Pippa Tanzt!" premieres in Berlin

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

Famous Birthdays

  • Ish Kabbible [Merwyn Bogue], Penns, comedian (Kay Kyser's Kollege)
  • Lanny Ross, radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Lillian Harvey [Pape], British actress (Invitation to the Waltz; Congress Dance), born in London, England (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Bartolomé Mitre [Martínez], Argentine general, author, statesman and President (1862-1868), dies at 84
1906 Highlights

About January 19, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn