On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1906

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine"

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel
  • Baker Street & Waterloo Railway opens, constructed by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London. The contraction Bakerloo became the official name in July 1906.
  • Europe's worst mining accident when a coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres, France

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Richter, German politician (Liberal), dies at 67
1906 Highlights

About March 10, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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