On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Gladwin, British actor (Nearest and Dearest, No Hard Feelings), born in Salford, Lancashire, England (d. 1987)
  • Robert E. Howard, American pulp fiction author (Conan the Barbarian), born in Peaster, Texas (d. 1936)
  • Willa B Brown (Coffey), US African American air pioneer (NAAA)