What Happened on September 25, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • John Galsworthy's "Silver Box" premieres in London
  • Leonardo Torres Quevedo successfully demonstrates the Telekino at Bilbao before a great crowd, guiding a boat from the shore, considered the birth of the remote control

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, composer [NS], born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • Jaroslav Jezek, composer
  • Madeleine Bourdouxhe, writer
  • Phyllis Pearsall, British painter and writer (A to Z Map Company), born in London (d. 1996)