On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Rudolph Walgreen, Jr., American businessman (d. 2007)
  • Georges Ronsse, Belgian road cyclist (UCI Road World C'ship 1928, 29), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • Meindert DeJong American author (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831)
1906 Highlights

About March 4, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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