1906

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October 17, 2021

Events

Abroad

February 3 - In St. Petersburg, 53 revolutionaries are executed March 3 - All taxpayers over the age of 24 in Finland get the right to vote April 7 - * The volcano Vesuvius has erupted over 100 people die and the city of Ottaiano laid in ruins. * The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco. April 18 - Large parts of San Francisco are hit by devastating earthquakes with an estimated magnitude of 7.8 (Richter scale). May 23 - The Wright brothers receive patent No. 821,393 for their "flying machine." September 18 - A typhoon kills approx. 10,000 people in Hong Kong November 2 - Leo Trotsky is sentenced to life in exile in Siberia

Norway

January 12 - Mining starts at A / S Sydvaranger in Finnmark. February 4 - 5 - Norway's target team is founded in Kristiania March 1 - The steamship "Thor" sinks at Lyngholmen in Sveio; 39 people die. March 2 - The first Norwegian Blue Cross association is founded in Kristiania. 25 fishermen died in a storm on Foldafjorden (the second gosling accident) March 8 - 19 people die in an avalanche at the fishing village Steine ​​in Lofoten. June 22 - King Haakon and Queen Maud are crowned in Nidaros Cathedral. June 27 - The Norwegian Cooperative National Association is founded. September 4 - Roald Amundsen sails with "Gjøa" through the Northwest Passage.

Births

January 15 - Greek shipowner Aristotle Onassis (d. 1975) February 4 - Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian (d. 1945) March 19 - Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi (d. 1962) June 3 - Josefine Baker, American singer and dancer (d. 1975) September 25 - Dmitry Shostakovich, Russian composer (d. 1975) July 19 - Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (d. 1979) July 29 - Olav Lian, Norwegian cross-country skier combined (d. 2000) October 5 - Robert O. Wilson, American physician (d. 1967) October 13 - Samuel Beckett, Irish-French writer and playwright (d. 1989) October 14 - Hannah Arendt, German philosopher (d. 1975) October 26 - Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (d. 1967) November 13 - Torborg Nedreaas, Norwegian author (d. 1987) December 1 - Jakob Sande, Norwegian poet (d. 1967) December 19 - Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet politician (d. 1982)

Deaths

January

5. - Ferdinand Heribert von Galen, German count and politician (b. 1831) 10. - William Rainey Harper, American academic (b. 1856) 18. - Gudbrand Bøhn, Norwegian musician and educator (b. 1839) 19. - Bartolomé Miter, Argentine officer, journalist and author (b. 1821) 20. - Marcelo Spínola y Maestre, Spanish Catholic cardinal (b. 1835) 25. - Pierre-Lambert Goosens, Belgian Catholic cardinal (b. 1827) 29. - Felice Beato, Italian-British photographer (b. 1832) 29. - Christian IX, Danish king (b. 1863)

February

7. - Karl Bomansson, Finnish historian and state archivist (b. 1827) 9. - Jónatan Þorláksson, Icelandic farmer and author (b. 1825) 10. - Adolphe-Louis-Albert Perraud, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1828) 15. - Achille Manara, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1827)

March

2 - Kristofer Hansteen, Norwegian anarchist (b. 1865) 4. - John Schofield, American officer and politician (b. 1831) 10. - Eugen Richter, German writer and politician (b. 1838) 14. - Cecil Bendall, British Indologist (b. 1856) 23. - Makonnen Woldemikael Gudessa, Ethiopian nobleman (b. 1852) 31. - Haldor Midthus, Norwegian Volapükist (b. 1840)

April

1. - Johannes Wilhelm Christian Steen, Norwegian Prime Minister (b. 1827) 5. - Wyke Bayliss, English artist and author (b. 1835) 6. - Alexander Kielland, Norwegian author (b. 1849) 10. - Georgy Gapon, Russian priest and trade union leader (b. 1870) 13. - Martin Müller, Norwegian politician (b. 1835) 14. - Giuseppe Callegari, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1841) 14. - Ole Irgens, Norwegian politician (b. 1829) 18. - Louis Martín, Spanish Superior General of the Jesuit Order (b. 1846) 18. - Hans Hagerup-Lyngvær, Norwegian politician (b. 1856) 19. - Pierre Curie, fra

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