What Happened on March 10, 1906

Historical Events

Music Premiere

1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Sonatine" by pianist Paule de Lestang, in Lyon, France

  • 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
1906 History

Famous Deaths

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

About March 10, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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