1906 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1906 in Denmark.
- 12 September – The Inventor and aviation pioneer Jacob Christian Ellehammer makes a sustained bu tethered flightin his self-built Ellehammer semi-biplane on the small island of Lindholm outside Copenhagen, three years after the world’s first historical flight by the Wright brothers in 1903. The flight distance is 42 meters at an altitude of over 50 centimeters.
- 6 November – Ole Olsen founds Nordisk Film in Valby, Copenhagen, making it the oldest continuously operating film studio in the world.
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- 10 October – Leo Mathisen, jazz musician and singer (died 1868
- 8 November - H. C. Hansen, politician, former prime minister (died 1960)
- 29 January - HM Christian IX (b. 1818)
- 13 February – Albert Gottschalk, painter (b. 1866)
- 8 June – C. F. E. Horneman, composer (b. 1840)
- 28 July - August Jerndorff, painter (b. 1846)
- "Brief History about Copenhagen". Copenhagen Portal. Retrieved 2009-11-18.