Monday May 21, 1906: on this day

May 21, 1906 was the 141st day of the year 1906, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Monday.

Is May 21, 1906 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on May 21, 1906, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 21, 1906, which were the most popular songs (ex. Paddle Your Own Canoe by Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan), movies (e.g. El pechador, directed by Eugene Py), TV series and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 21st, 1906 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was May 21, 1906?

May 21, 1906 was a Monday and it was the 140th day of the year 1906 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 21, 1906 can also be written as 5/21/1906 in the US and as 21/5/1906 in UK and Europe.


May 21, 1906: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 21, 1906:

  • Louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars.

May 21, 1906: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on May 21, 1906?

Whose famous birthday is on May 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 21st:

  • Jeffrey Dahmer

    American serial killer.

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  • Briana Banks


  • Mohanlal

    Indian actor and producer.

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May 21, 1906: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 117 years 6 months old,

or 1410 months and 8 days old,

or 6132 weeks and 2 days old,

or 42926 days old,

if you were born on May 21, 1906.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 21, 1906?

There are 174 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 21, 1906?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 21, 1906.


May 21, 1906: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 21st?

Famous deaths on May 21st:

  • Rajiv Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi is an Indian politician and well-known family member.

  • Niki de Saint Phalle

    French filmmaker, painter, and sculptor (Born 1930).

  • Barbara Cartland

    British author who wrote hundreds of books about philosophy, history and sociology.

  • John Garfield
    John Garfield

    American actor who starred in 31 films between 1938 and 1951.

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May 21, 1906: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 21, 1906 is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

Discover the personality of May born.

May 21, 1906: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 21, 1906 is Horse and the associated element is Fire.

Discover the Horse personality and how the Fire Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


May 21, 1906: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 21, 1906:

  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
  • Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.

Observances on May 21, 1906:

  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Saints celebrated on May 21, 1906:

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
  • Saint Goderik
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May 21, 1906: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 21, 1906 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 21st and May 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 21, 1906: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 21, 1906 was Paddle Your Own Canoe by Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan, according to the music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

May 21, 1906: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 21, 1906 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 21st and May 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Paddle Your Own Canoe
  2. - Nothing Like That in Our Family
  3. - Flanagan's Night Off

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May 21, 1906: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 21, 1906 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

El pechador

El pechador

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States of America

Drame passionnel

Drame passionnel

Release year: 1906

The Paris Students

The Paris Students

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Harry Ray

Starring: Max Linder

The Kidnapper and the Child

The Kidnapper and the Child

Release year: 1906

In the Summer Time

In the Summer Time

Release year: 1906

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 21st, 1906 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 21, 1906: What was the lunar phase on that day?

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The lunar phase on May 21, 1906 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 21, 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 May 21, 1906 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 03:59 am and setting at 06:33 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 08, 1906 while the next full moon would come on Jun 06, 1906.


Who was the US President on May 21, 1906?

On May 21, 1906 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1906?

On May 21, 1906 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1906?

On May 21, 1906 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about May 21st?

May 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of May. 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 May 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - An ambush occurred at 12th Mile on Khonsa Deomali Road in Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh. Eleven people were killed.
  • 2018 - Economy of Japan: Sony has agreed to a $2.3billion deal in which they will purchase a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing. This deal will allow Sony to indirectly own 90% the music publisher and its 2 million songs.
  • 2017 - War in Afghanistan (2001-present: At least 20 Afghan police officers are killed in a Taliban raid in southern Afghanistan.

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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 May 1906?

May 1906 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th 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 May 1906 calendar looked like.

Monday May 21, 1906