On This Day

February 8, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Without warning, Japanese torpedo boats make a night attack on Russian ships near naval base at Port Arthur, Manchuria; confusion because no declaration of war given

Birthdays in History

  • Chester F Carlson, inventor (photocopy)
  • Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), born in Tysmenitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
1906 in History