On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (Noregsonger), born in Gransherad, Telemark, Norway (d. 1979)
  • Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF Trucks), born in Griendtsveen, Limburg, Netherlands (d. 1978)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic, dies at 57
1906 Highlights

About July 19, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer