On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1906

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs" premieres in Paris

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel

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? 114 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn