What Happened on January 19, 1906

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ish Kabbible [Merwyn Bogue], American comedian and cornetist (Kay Kyser's Kollege), born in North East Pennsylvania (d. 1994)
  • Lanny Ross, American radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1988)
  • Lillian Harvey [Pape], British actress (Invitation to the Waltz; Congress Dance), born in London, England (d. 1968)
Born in 1906

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? 117 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn