On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania is launched at the Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson shipyard in Newcastle, England.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sheinfeld, American violinist and composer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert R. Hitt, American politician (b. 1834)