What Happened on August 20, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary, forms the first chapter of T'ung Meng Hui, a union of all secret societies determined to bringing down the Manchus

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders)
  • Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)