October 1906 calendar

October 1906

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1906?


  • 01 Oct 1906 Hugh Jennings resigns as Baltimore Manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
  • 02 Oct 1906 Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 03 Oct 1906 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
  • 04 Oct 1906 Chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36) of the year.
  • 06 Oct 1906 The Majlis of Iran convenes for the first time.
  • 11 Oct 1906 White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
  • 14 Oct 1906 All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
  • 16 Oct 1906 Imposter Wilhelm Voigt impersonates a Prussian officer and takes over the city hall in Köpenick for a short time.
  • 19 Oct 1906 Georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien Premier of France
  • 20 Oct 1906 Dr Lee DeForest demonstrated his electrical vacuum tube
  • 22 Oct 1906 3000 blacks demonstrate and riot in Philadelphia.
  • 25 Oct 1906 US inventor Lee de Forest patents Audion, a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio and broadcasting
  • 28 Oct 1906 Belgian-British Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga begins
  • 11 Oct 1906 San Francisco sparks a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Japan by ordering segregated schools for Japanese students.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Peaches and Cream
  2. - There Never was a Girl Like You
  3. - Love Me and the World is Mine
  4. - I Don't KNow Where I'm Goin', but I'm on My Way
  5. - Casey at the Bat


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?