On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1906

Historical Events

  • Flagpole at the White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising

Famous Birthdays

  • Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)
  • James Flavin, American actor (King Kong, In Cold Blood, Man With a Camera), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829)
1906 Highlights

About May 14, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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