Friday August 31, 1906: on this day

About August 31st, 1906, in brief:

  • Day of the week: August 31st, 1906 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Richard Gere, Chris Tucker
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Here it Comes Again by Arthur Collins
  • Popular movie: Lika mot lika directed by Knut Lambert

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What day of the week was August 31, 1906?

August 31, 1906 was a Friday and it was the 243rd day of the year 1906 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 31, 1906 can also be written as 8/31/1906 in the US and as 31/8/1906 in UK and Europe.

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August 31, 1906: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 31st is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 31, 1906: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 31, 1906 is Horse and the associated element is Fire.

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August 31, 1906: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 31, 1906 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 31, 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 August 31, 1906 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 96% full, rising at 05:18 pm and setting at 03:40 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 04, 1906 while the next full moon would come on Sep 02, 1906.

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Who was born on August 31, 1906?

Famous people born on August 31, 1906:

  • Raymond Sommer

    France sport champion.

  • Vivienne Byerley


  • Joan Blondell


  • Noel Francis
  • Michel François

Whose famous birthday is on August 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 31st:

  • Richard Gere
    Richard Gere

    American actor.

  • Chris Tucker
    Chris Tucker

    American actor and comedian best known for his role in the Rush Hour film series.

  • James Coburn
    James Coburn

    American actor, 6'2", slim and relaxed, with a variety of roles, from cowboy to master spy.

  • Marcia Clark
    Marcia Clark

    American lawyer who rose to prominence as the o.j.

  • Itzhak Perlman
    Itzhak Perlman

    Israeli-american violinist and conductor.

  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan

    American author of short stories, novels, and plays.

  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver

    Afro-american militant black activist from the '60s.

  • Buddy Hackett
    Buddy Hackett

    American comedian and actor (d. 2003).

  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey

    American entertainer.

  • Richard Basehart
    Richard Basehart

    American stage actor who made his broadway debut in 1938.

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How old is someone born on August 31, 1906?

Someone born on August 31, 1906 is:

117 years 8 months old,

or 1412 months and 19 days old,

or 6142 weeks and 2 days old,

or 42996 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 31, 1906?

There are 104 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 31st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 31, 1906?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 31, 1906.


August 31, 1906: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 31, 1906:

  • Eugène Eschassériaux
  • Isidor Neumann

What famous deaths happened on August 31st?

Famous deaths on August 31st:

  • Max Bygraves
    Max Bygraves

    British cockney comedian, actor and stage performer who grew into a great character star.

  • David Farrar
    David Farrar

    Forest gate, england -- actor.

  • Michael Constantine
    Michael Constantine

    Greek-american actor (b. 1927).

  • Sally Rand
    Sally Rand

    Hickory county, missouri -- stripper (fan dance).

  • Charles Delaney
    Charles Delaney

    Dies at 67.

  • Charlot Baudelaire

    Influential poet known for his symbolist style.

  • John Bunyan

    English preacher, theologian, and author (d. 1688).

  • Leili Behbahani

    Prominent Iranian poet known for her modernist poetry.

  • Rockney Marciano

    Legendary heavyweight boxer with an undefeated record.

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August 31, 1906: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 31, 1906:

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus

Observances on August 31, 1906:

  • International Day for People of African Descent
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August 31, 1906: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 31, 1906 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 27th and September 2nd. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 31, 1906: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 31, 1906 was Here it Comes Again by Arthur Collins, according to the music chart for the week August 27th and September 2nd.

August 31, 1906: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 31, 1906 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 27th and September 2nd. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Here it Comes Again

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August 31, 1906: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 31, 1906 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Lika mot lika

Lika mot lika

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: United States of America

Target Practice

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Richmond Riedel

Waiting at the Church

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Vesta Victoria

Lady Audley's Secret

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Betsan Morris Evans

Three American Beauties

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter


Who was the US President on August 31, 1906?

On August 31, 1906 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1906?

On August 31, 1906 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1906?

On August 31, 1906 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about August 31st?

August 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st day of the month of August. 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 August 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - War in donbass - alexander zakharchenko (leader of the self-proclaimed donetsk people's republic), is killed in an explosion at a cafe near donetsk.
  • 2017 - Wells fargo account fraud scandal - wells fargo reports that an additional 1.4 million accounts were found to be fraudulent. this brings the total number of potentially fraudulent accounts to around 3.5 million.
  • 2016 - After "proof" of two miracles, mother teresa of calcutta will be made a saint.

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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 August 1906?

August 1906 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th 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.

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