On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1906

Historical Events

  • 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Philadelphia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
  • Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (One in White, Darkness at Noon)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPaul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne

1906 Highlights

About October 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra