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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1906.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1906: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1906?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1906 , the first all-big-gun warship, is commissioned.
  • 04 Dec 1906 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity in the United States established for men of African descent, was founded at Cornell University.
  • 09 Dec 1906 New York American reports Belgian King Leopold II bribed US Senate commission on the Congo.
  • 10 Dec 1906 President Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 11 Dec 1906 US President Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo.
  • 12 Dec 1906 Oscar Straus, first Jewish cabinet member, appointed Secretary of Commerce.
  • 14 Dec 1906 The first German Imperial Navy submarine, ''U-1'' (launched on August 4), is commissioned.
  • 15 Dec 1906 The London Underground's Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway opens.
  • 20 Dec 1906 Venezuela (under Vice-President Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet.
  • 24 Dec 1906 Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass)
  • 26 Dec 1906 The world's first feature film, ''The Story of the Kelly Gang'', is released.
  • 28 Dec 1906 Ecuador adopts its constitution.
  • 30 Dec 1906 Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1906?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - On the Rocky Road to Dublin
  2. - All Through the Night
  3. - Sunflower Dance
  4. - Let it Alone
  5. - It's All Right in the Summertime

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Country: United States of America

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

Gentlemen of Fortune

Gentlemen of Fortune

Directed by: Aleksandr Seryj

Starring: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America