What Happened on January 26, 1905

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande" premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Han Yong-woon [Bongwan, Manhae] (1879-1944) ordained a monk in Korea
  • World's largest diamond, the 3,106-carat Cullinan, is found in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lane, actor (Homer-Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • John Carmel Heenan, Essex, cardinal archbp of Westminster (1963-75)
  • Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austrian singer, inspired "Sound of Music", (d. 2014)
  • Marquess of Bath, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

General officer John J. Pershing (44) weds Helen Frances

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing