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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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 January 1906: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1906?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1906 British India officially adopts the Indian Standard Time.
  • 04 Jan 1906 South Africa beat England by one wicket, their first Test win.
  • 08 Jan 1906 A landslide in Haverstraw, New York, caused by the excavation of clay along the Hudson River, kills 20 people.
  • 12 Jan 1906 Football rules committee legalizes the forward pass.
  • 16 Jan 1906 April 7 ampndash Algeciras Conference to resolve the First Moroccan Crisis between France and Germany.
  • 22 Jan 1906 SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
  • 27 Jan 1906 Rudolf Gundersen skates world record 500m at 44.8 seconds.
  • 29 Jan 1906 Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km.
  • 31 Jan 1906 Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter

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Music charts

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

  1. - How'd You Like to Spoon with Me?
  2. - Moonlight
  3. - In Dear Old Georgia
  4. - The Golden Wedding
  5. - I'm the Only Star That Twinkles on Broadway

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Modern Times

Modern Times

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Country: United States of America

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

The Kid

The Kid

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Country: United States of America

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America