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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1906?


Events

  • 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 (radio 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

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America