What Happened on October 22, 1906

Historical Events

  • 3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Philadelphia

Event of Interest

Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

Famous Birthdays

  • Kees van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper), born in Enschede, Netherlands (d. 1970)
  • Sidney Kingsley, American playwright (Men in White - Pulitzer Prize 1934), born in New York City (d. 1995)
Born in 1906

Famous Deaths

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

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

About October 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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