Friday 15 June 1906
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Léon Degrelle and Melvin N Gough.
El pechador, directed by Eugene Py, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
while The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers was one of the best selling books.
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- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Léon Degrelle: Belgian SS officer (d. 1994).
- Melvin N Gough
- Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard: Dutch Mayor (Zoelen).
- Leon Degrelle: Belgian SS officer (d. 1994).
- Melvin Gough: American pilot; graduated as a Navy pilot from Pensacola in the '20s to become a famous test pilot and chief of the Flight Research Division of NASA 1959.
- Gordon Welchman: English-American mathematician and author (d. 1985).
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