On This Day

February 10, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • British battleship HMS Dreadnought launches after only 100 days, renders all other capital ships obsolete with its revolutionary design
  • State of siege proclaimed in Zululand

Birthdays in History

  • Henry Phelps Brown, British historian and economist, born in Calne (d. 1994)
  • Walraven (Wally) van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis

Deaths in History

  • Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician, dies at 78
1906 in History