Monday January 01, 1906: on this day

About January 1st, 1906, in brief:

  • Historical events: British India officially adopts the Indian Standard Time.
  • Day of the week: January 1st, 1906 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Vidya Balan, Nana Patekar
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: How'd You Like to Spoon with Me? by Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet
  • Popular movie: La course aux tonneaux directed by Ferdinand Zecca

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What day of the week was January 01, 1906?

January 01, 1906 was a Monday and it was the 1st day of the year 1906 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 01, 1906 can also be written as 1/1/1906 in the US and as 1/1/1906 in UK and Europe.

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January 01, 1906: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 01, 1906:

  • British india officially adopts the indian standard time.

January 01, 1906: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 01, 1906: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 1st is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 01, 1906: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 01, 1906 is Horse and the associated element is Fire.

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January 01, 1906: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 01, 1906 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 01, 1906 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 01, 1906 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 46% full, rising at 11:29 am and setting at 11:37 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 11, 1905 while the next full moon would come on Jan 10, 1906.

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Who was born on January 01, 1906?

Famous people born on January 01, 1906:

  • Yanai Postelnik

    Renowned Rabbi known for his teachings and contributions to Jewish scholarship.

  • Jabre Ibrahim Jabre

    Lebanese poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Alija Nametak

    Alija Nametak was a Bosnian writer known for his novels and short stories.

  • Ladislaus Vajda

    A Hungarian filmmaker who directed several notable films during the mid-20th century.

  • Julya Lermontova

    Julya Lermontova was a Soviet chemist who made important contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Alfonse Masi

    Alfonse Masi was an astronomer known for his work in observational astronomy.

  • Kidd Brewer

    Kidd Brewer was a chemist known for his contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Rollie C. Dutton

    Chemist known for his work on the chemistry of coal and petroleum.

  • Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher

    Canadian author and educator, known for her children's books.

  • Edythe Meserand

    Pioneering female journalist known for her investigative reporting.

  • Etti Plesch

    Etti Plesch was a Hungarian-born British author known for her works on horse racing.

  • Fan Shen

    Chinese writer known for his works on Chinese folklore and mythology.

  • Gerta

    Gerta Overbeck was a German painter known for her expressionist works.

  • Ames Mootry

    Ames Mootry was a prominent politician known for his contributions to public service.

  • Barton Fink

    Barton Fink was a renowned screenwriter known for his work in Hollywood during the mid-20th century.

  • Easton W. R. Ely

    Chemist known for his contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Einar Haugen

    Einar Haugen was a respected journalist and language scholar.

  • Nadir Nadirov

    Nadir Nadirov was a renowned Azerbaijani painter known for his unique artistic style.

  • Alfreda Johnson Webb

    Alfreda Johnson Webb was a pioneering African American chemist known for her work in organic chemistry.

  • Adair Crawford

    Adair Crawford was a chemist known for his contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

Whose famous birthday is on January 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 1st:

  • Vidya Balan
    Vidya Balan

    Vidya balan is an indian actress and model known for her versatile roles in bollywood films, particularly for her performances in...

  • Nana Patekar
    Nana Patekar

    Nana patekar is an indian stage and film actor known for his intense performances in both mainstream and art house films.

  • Grandmaster Flash
    Grandmaster Flash

    Grandmaster flash is a pioneering dj and hip-hop artist known for his innovative turntable techniques and influential contributions to the...

  • Hiep Thi Le
    Hiep Thi Le

    Vietnamese-American actress known for her role in the film 'Heaven & Earth'.

  • Anju Mahendru
    Anju Mahendru

    Anju Mahendru is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Bollywood films and television shows.

  • Maurice Béjart
    Maurice Béjart

    French choreographer, dancer, ballet director, and choreographer; his style combines jazz, avant-garde and non-traditional dance forms.

  • Morris Chestnut
    Morris Chestnut

    American actor known for his roles in films like 'Boyz n the Hood' and 'The Best Man'.

  • Fatima Sana Shaikh
    Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima sana shaikh is an indian actress known for her role as geeta phogat in the film dangal.

  • Frank Langella
    Frank Langella

    American actor and legitimate theater producer.

  • Sonali Bendre
    Sonali Bendre

    Indian actress and model.

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How old is someone born on January 01, 1906?

Someone born on January 01, 1906 is:

118 years 6 months old,

or 1422 months and 22 days old,

or 6186 weeks and 1 day old,

or 43303 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 01, 1906?

There are 162 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 1st 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 01, 1906?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on January 01, 1906.

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January 01, 1906: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 01, 1906:

  • Asa Burris

    Asa Burris was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio.

  • Arthur Wake

    Arthur Wake was a British politician who served as a member of parliament for several constituencies in the late 19th century.

  • Jabez Wolffe

    Jabez Wolffe was a surgeon who made significant contributions to the field of surgery.

  • Hugh Nelson

    Scottish-australian farmer and politician, 11th premier of queensland (b. 1833).

  • Joseph Miroslav Weber composer

    At the age of 51, he dies.

What famous deaths happened on January 1st?

Famous deaths on January 1st:

  • Cesar Romero
    Cesar Romero

    Cuban-american actor (joker, batman, falcon crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan
    Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "voice of the turtle.

  • Donna Douglas
    Donna Douglas

    American actress (b. 1932).

  • Ray Walston
    Ray Walston

    American actor, most famous for his role in the tv sitcom "my favorite martian".

  • Barton MacLane
    Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane was a popular actor who appeared in numerous films and television shows.

  • Juanita Moore
    Juanita Moore

    Juanita Moore was an American film and television actress, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in the film Imitation of Life.

  • Victor Buono
    Victor Buono

    Actor (mr schubert man from atlantis), is killed at 43.

  • Gertrude Michael
    Gertrude Michael

    Actress (caged cleopatra), who dies at 53.

  • June Clayworth
    June Clayworth

    Actress (bodyguard and criminal court), succumbs to lymphoma.

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January 01, 1906: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on January 01, 1906 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week January 1st and January 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

January 01, 1906: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on January 01, 1906 was How'd You Like to Spoon with Me? by Corrine Morgan & Haydn Quartet, according to the music chart for the week January 1st and January 7th.

  1. - How'd You Like to Spoon with Me?
  2. - Moonlight

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Who was the US President on January 01, 1906?

On January 01, 1906 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1906?

On January 01, 1906 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1906?

On January 01, 1906 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about January 1st?

January 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan: 27 afghan national security forces members are killed by the taliban in coordinated attacks in northern afghanistan. they refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • 2018 - Kashmir conflict: after 36 hours, an armed standoff between indian security force and kashimiri rebels at paramilitary bases ends with eight people dying.
  • 2017 - 2017 istanbul nightclub attack: on the european coast of bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (bbc), (ap via abc news australia),

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What happened in 1906?

1906 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter
  • WK Kellogg and Ch Bolin found Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company
  • Belgian-British Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga begins

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What was the calendar for January 1906?

January 1906 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1906 calendar looked like.

Monday January 1, 1906