On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1906

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

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

About October 20, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra