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1906


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1906
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Everton
Everton 1 Newcastle United 0
1906
   winner of the Tour de France was   
René Pottier
France
1906
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Lawrence Doherty
1906
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Dorothea Douglass
1906
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
William Clothier
d. Beals Wright 6-3 6-0 6-4
1906
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Helen Homans
1906
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Anthony Wilding
1906
   World Series Champions were the   
Chicago White Sox
4 games to 2 v. Chicago Cubs
1906
   was the year   
The Great San Francisco Earthquake Occurred
Struck at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906 and had a magnitude in excess of 7.7. The earthquake and resulting fire is still one of the worst natural disasters in US history.
1906
      
San Francisco Earthquake
Between 7.7 and 8.3 magnitudes; killed approximately 3,000 people, the most devastating earthquake in U.S. history.
1906
   the winner was   
Theodore Roosevelt
1858-1919; 26th President of the United States
Samuel Beckett
   was born on   
April 13, 1906
Irish dramatist, novelist and poet
Dmitri Shostakovich
   was born on   
September 25, 1906
Russian composer
1906
   the winner was   
Giosuè Carducci
Italy, 1835-1907; poet
1906
   the winner was   
Sir Huon
Roscoe Troxler
1906
   the winner was   
James Braid
At Muirfield
1893 - 1906
   the Prime Minister was   
Richard Seddon
Liberal Party, Sometimes known as King Dick, was the longest serving PM of NZ, he is regarded by some as one of NZ's greates political leaders,
1906
   the Prime Minister was   
William Hall-Jones
Liberal, He was interim PM after the death of Richard Seddon
1906 - 1912
   the Prime Minister was   
Joseph Ward
Liberal, PM twice 1928-1930
The 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco Was 7.8 in Magnitude
   is   
True
Approx. 7.8. Estimates range from 7.7 - 8.3 but it is now thought to be between 7.7 and 7.9.
1906
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Poseidon
Jockey - Tom Clayton, Trainer - Isaac Earnshaw, Owner - Sir Hugh Denison, Time - 3.31.25
1906
   was the year   
Finland Gave Women the Vote
First European country to do so
1906
      
Second Geneva Convention
Specifies the treatment of wounded, sick and shipwrecked members of armed forces at sea.
1906
   is birth year of   
Shostakovich
Dmitri, d. 1975
1906
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Whimsical
Walter Miller on board -- Trainer/Owner T. J. Gaynor -- 1:45.00
1906
   winner was   
Burgomaster
Lucien Lyne up, Trainer: John W. Rogers, Owner: Harry P. Whitney -- 2:20.00
1906
   was won by   
Brown Bess
V. Wall
1906
   the winner was the   
Montreal Wanderers
Multiple winners
1906
   the winner was the   
Ottawa Silver Seven
Multiple winners
1906 – 07
   was won by   
Celtic
Runners Up, Dundee
1906
   was the year   
The Great San Francisco Earthquake Occurred
Struck at 5:12 A.M. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906 and had a magnitude in excess of 7.7. The earthquake and resulting fire is still one of the worst natural disasters in US history.
Dmitri Shostakovich
   lifespan was   
1906-1975
Russian composer
Ruggiero Leoncavallo
   composed   
La Jeunesse De Figaro (1906)
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1906-1908
Liberal, while he was PM, South Africa, namely the Transvaal (1906) and the orange River Colony (1907) were granted the right of self-rule, self-government
Charles Cuvillier
   composed   
Son Petit Frère (1906)
Harry Nelson Pillsbury
   died in   
1906 aged 33 from Syphilis
chess player American
Charles Augustus Nichols (1890-1906)
   had the nickname   
“Kid”
Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. (1906-30)
   had the nickname   
"Cocky"






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