On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1906

Historical Events

  • A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan A H J S Bruins Slot, Dutch founder illegal Trouw/MP (ARP)
  • Serge Poliakoff, Russian/French painter/guitarist
1906 Highlights

About January 8, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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