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  • Russian Empire
    Sunday May 6, 1906

    1905 Russian Revolution

    The Russian Constitution of 1906

    Russian Empire
    Sunday May 6, 1906

    The Russian Constitution of 1906, Created 6 May [O.S. 23 April] 1906, also known as the Fundamental Laws, set up a multiparty system and a limited constitutional monarchy. The revolutionaries were quelled and satisfied with the reforms, but it was not enough to prevent the 1917 revolution that would later topple the Tsar's regime.




  • Paris, France
    Sunday May 13, 1906

    Marie Curie

    The First Woman To become a Professor at The University of Paris

    Paris, France
    Sunday May 13, 1906

    On 13 May 1906 the physics department of the University of Paris decided to retain the chair that had been created for her late husband and to offer it to Marie. She accepted it, hoping to create a world-class laboratory as a tribute to her husband Pierre. She was the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 22, 1906

    The Wright brothers

    New and useful Improvements in Flying Machines

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 22, 1906

    The Wright brothers wrote their 1903 patent application themselves, but it was rejected. In January 1904 they hired Ohio patent attorney Henry Toulmin, and on May 22, 1906, they were granted U.S. Patent 821393 for "new and useful Improvements in Flying Machines".




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