What Happened on January 22, 1906

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)
1906 Highlights

About January 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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