July 1906 in history

July 1906 events chronologically

Jul 11 Murder of Grace Brown by Chester Gillette in the United States, inspiration for Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy

Top 7 most famous people born in July 1906

Jul 1 Estée Lauder (businesswoman) an American businesswoman. She was the co-founder, along with her husband, Joseph Lauter , of Estée Lauder Companies, her eponymous cosmetics company. Lauder was the only woman on Time magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century. She was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She was inducted to the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 1988
Jul 2 Hans Bethe a German and American nuclear physicist who, in addition to making important contributions to astrophysics, quantum electrodynamics and solid-state physics, won the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis.
Jul 3 George Sanders a Russian-born English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His heavy English accent and bass voice often led him to be cast as sophisticated but villainous characters. He is perhaps best known as Jack Favell in Rebecca , Addison DeWitt in All About Eve , King Richard the Lionheart in King Richard and the Crusaders , and the voice of the malevolent man-hating tiger Shere Khan in Disney's The Jungle Book. His career spanned more than 40 years
Jul 7 Satchel Paige an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball made him a legend in his own lifetime. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted based upon his play in the Negro leagues
Jul 8 Philip Johnson an influential American architect. He is especially known for his postmodern work since the 1980s
Jul 18 Clifford Odets an American playwright, screenwriter, and director.
Jul 23 Vladimir Prelog a Croatian-Swiss organic chemist, winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize for chemistry. Prelog lived and worked in Prague, Zagreb and Zürich during his lifetime

Top 7 most famous people died in July 1906

Jul 1 Manuel García (baritone) a Spanish singer, music educator, and vocal pedagogue. He is credited with the invention of the first laryngoscope
Jul 5 Paul Drude a German physicist specializing in optics. He wrote a fundamental textbook integrating optics with Maxwell's theories of electromagnetism
Jul 5 Jules Breton a 19th-century French Realist painter. His paintings are heavily influenced by the French countryside and his absorption of traditional methods of painting helped make Jules Breton one of the primary transmitters of the beauty and idyllic vision of rural existence
Jul 16 Alfred Beit a British South African, gold and diamond magnate and a major donor and profiteer of infrastructure development in central and Southern Africa, and of university education and research in several countries, including being the "silent partner" who structured the capital flight from post-boer-war ZA to Rhodesia , and the Rhodes Scholarship.
Jul 17 Carlos Pellegrini Vice President of Argentina and became President of Argentina from 6 August 1890 to 12 October 1892, upon Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman resignation.
Jul 19 Walter Buller a New Zealand lawyer, naturalist, and dominated in the field of New Zealand ornithology. His book, A history of the birds of New Zealand, first published in 1873, was published as an enlarged version in 1888 and became a New Zealand classic
Jul 23 Kodama Gentarō a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, and government minister during Meiji period Japan. He was instrumental in establishing the modern Imperial Japanese military