What Happened on June 22, 1906

Historical Events

  • Haakon VII crowned King of Norway

Famous Birthdays

Billy WilderBilly Wilder (1906-2002)

Austrian-American filmmaker (Stalag 17: Some Like It Hot; The Lost Weekend; The Apartment), born in Sucha, Austria-Hungary (now Sucha Beskidzka, Poland)

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001)

American author and aviator (Gift from the Sea), born in Englewood, New Jersey

  • 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? 116 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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