On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine"
  • Baker Street & Waterloo Railway opens, constructed by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London. The contraction Bakerloo became the official name in July 1906.
  • Coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres, France

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Richter, German politician (Liberal), dies at 67