On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1906

Historical Events

Music History

Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Benedict Vilakazi, South African Zulu poet & educator (Zulu-English Dictionary), born in KwaDukuza, Natal (d. 1947)
  • Jaap Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1972)
1906 Highlights

About January 6, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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