Saturday 10 February 1906
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Phelps Brown and Walraven [Wally] van Hall.
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But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 February 1906 ?
- Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
- Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
- Saint Silvanus
- Saint Charalampe
- Saint Austreberta
- Blessed Arnaud
- Blessed Hugo (d. 1164)
- Italy - National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe to commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiliee and Foibe massacres.
- Henry Phelps Brown: Historian / economist.
- Walraven [Wally] van Hall: Dutch banker / resisted Nazis.
- John "Cat": Thompson basketball hall of famer (elected 1962).
- Erik Rhodes [Ernest Sharpe] actor (Top Hat: Night at the Ritz).
- Roger Frison-Roche: French writer, mountaineer and alpinist.
- Ezra Butler Eddy: Canadian businessman and politician (Born 1827).
- State of siege proclaimed in Zululand.
- HMS Dreadnought is launched.
- is launched and sparks the naval race between Britain and Germany.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1906 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie - Harry Tally
- Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway - Billy Murray
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