What Happened on January 29, 1906

Historical Events

  • Dutch speed skater Coen de King skates a world record 32,370m in one hour

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans Hin, Dutch yachtsman (Olympic gold 12' Dinghy 1920; aged 14 years 163 days), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1968)
  • Joe Primeau, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Stanley Cup, Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1931–32; Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (Stanley Cup 1950-51 Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Lindsay, Ontario (d. 1989)
Born in 1906

Famous Deaths

  • Christian IX, King of Denmark (1893-1906), dies at 87
1906 Highlights

About January 29, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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