On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1906

Historical Events

  • Haakon VII crowned King of Norway

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 2001)

Aviator and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Aviator and Author
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Person of interestBilly Wilder

Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmaker (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2002)

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • Richard Fanshawe, English equestrian 3 day eventing (Olympic bronze 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Schaudinn, German zoologist (examined syphilis), dies at 34
1906 Highlights

About June 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer