On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1906

Historical Events

  • Dr Lee DeForest demonstrates his electrical vacuum tube (radio tube)

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Ewing, American MLB hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67
1906 Highlights

About October 20, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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