On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1906

Historical Events

  • Assassination attempt on King Alfonso XIII & Victoria of Battenberg in Madrid during the procession after their marriage in Madrid by a Catalan anarchist kills 30

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Schaeuble, Swiss composer, born in Arosa, Switzerland (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Schell, German theologist (Gott und Geist), dies at 56
  • Victoria von Battenberg, assassinated in Madrid
1906 Highlights

About May 31, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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