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1906

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1906 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1906
MCMVI
Ab urbe condita 2659
Armenian calendar 1355
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Assyrian calendar 6656
Bahá'í calendar 62–63
Balinese saka calendar 1827–1828
Bengali calendar 1313
Berber calendar 2856
British Regnal year Edw. 7 – 6 Edw. 7
Buddhist calendar 2450
Burmese calendar 1268
Byzantine calendar 7414–7415
Chinese calendar 乙巳(Wood Snake)
4602 or 4542
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
4603 or 4543
Coptic calendar 1622–1623
Discordian calendar 3072
Ethiopian calendar 1898–1899
Hebrew calendar 5666–5667
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1962–1963
 - Shaka Samvat 1827–1828
 - Kali Yuga 5006–5007
Holocene calendar 11906
Igbo calendar 906–907
Iranian calendar 1284–1285
Islamic calendar 1323–1324
Japanese calendar Meiji 39
(明治39年)
Javanese calendar 1835–1836
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4239
Minguo calendar 6 before ROC
民前6年
Nanakshahi calendar 438
Thai solar calendar 2448–2449
Tibetan calendar 阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
2032 or 1651 or 879
    — to —
阳火马年
(male Fire-Horse)
2033 or 1652 or 880

1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1906th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 906th year of the 2nd millennium, the 6th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1906, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–February

January 31: Ecuador earthquake (8.6).

March–April

The ruins of San Francisco following the April 18 earthquake and later fires

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Date unknown

Births

January–February

Puyi, Last Emperor of China

March–April

May–June

July–August

September

October

November–December

Date Unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ Stuart, J. (1913). History of the Zulu Rebellion 1906. London: Macmillan and Co. pp. 548–581. 
  2. ^ "Papers Past – Auckland Star – 19 October 1906 – Page 5 – HONGKONG TYPHOON". Auckland Star. Auckland Star. 19 October 1906. Retrieved 13 April 2013. Over 1000 bodies were recovered. but cabled statements are verified that the number of lives lost totalled about 10,000. 

Sources

Further reading

  • Gilbert, Martin. A History of the Twentieth Century: Volume 1 1900-1933 (1997); global coverage of politics, diplomacy and warfare; pp 123 – 42.
  • Hazell's Annual for 1907 (1907), worldwide events of 1906; 734pp online