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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1906?


Events

  • 02 May 1906 32nd Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Troxler aboard Sir Huon wins in 2:08.8.
  • 03 May 1906 British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey.
  • 08 May 1906 Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield and hits two homeruns.
  • 13 May 1906 Bezalel Art School opens in Jerusalem.
  • 14 May 1906 Flagpole at the Chicago White Sox ballpark breaks during pennant-raising.
  • 19 May 1906 Italian King Victor Emmanuel and Swiss President open Simplon tunnel
  • 21 May 1906 Louis H Perlman patents a demountable tire carrying rim for cars.
  • 22 May 1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece.
  • 25 May 1906 After 20 straight wins, Boston Pilgrims lose to Chicago White Sox 3-0.
  • 26 May 1906 Archaeological Institute of America forms.
  • 28 May 1906 Shields / Cobbs musical His honor, the Mayor, premieres in New York City
  • 30 May 1906 40th Belmont Stakes: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20.
  • 31 May 1906 Attack on King Alfonso XIII and Victoria von Battenberg in Madrid.

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Grand Old Rag
  2. - So Long, Mary
  3. - St. Louis Tickle
  4. - Good-Bye, Sweetheart, Good-Bye
  5. - Paddle Your Own Canoe