On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1906

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Scotsman James Braid successfully defends title by 4 strokes from J.H. Taylor of England; his 3rd Open victory

Golfer and Course Designer James Braid
Golfer and Course Designer
James Braid

Famous Birthdays

  • Léon Degrelle, Belgian Walloon Rexist Party leader, and Nazi collaborator, born in Bouillon, Belgium (d. 1994)
  • Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)
1906 Highlights

About June 15, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini