On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksey Stachanov, Russian model miner, born in Lugovaya, Russian Empire (d. 1977)
  • Doc Hayes, American basketball coach (Southern Methodist University 1947-67), born in Krum, Texas (d. 1973)
  • Gus Suhr, American baseball first baseman (1435 MLB games Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies; only player to be sued by a fan injured after struck by a foul ball), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2004)
  • Roman Brandstaetter, writer
1906 Highlights

About January 3, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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