On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1906

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Franciscus Hin, Holland, yachtsman (Olympic gold 1920)
  • Joe Primeau, Canadian NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Lindsay, Ontario (d. 1989)

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? 114 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius