1905 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 163 of 163

  • Aug 29 Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
  • Aug 30 Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa
  • Aug 31 Mbunga rebellion takes German Fort Mahenge East Africa
  • Sep 1 Alberta & Saskatchewan become 8th & 9th Canadian provinces

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier
  • Sep 5 Lillian Mortimer's "No Mother to Guide" premieres in Detroit

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Sep 5 The Treaty of Portsmouth is signed concluding the Russo-Japanese War; US President Theodore Roosevelt will receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his role as mediator

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Sep 5 50 prominent men meet in Sydney's Australia Hotel to found the National Defense League fueled by fear of Japan after its victory over Russia
  • Sep 6 Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms
  • Sep 6 General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
  • Sep 10 Japanese battleship Mikasa explodes
  • Sep 14 Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
  • Sep 14 Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
  • Sep 14 RAC Tourist Trophy first run on Isle of Man
  • Sep 18 Electric tramline opens in Rotterdam
  • Sep 20 Cleveland makes AL record 7 errors in an inning
  • Sep 21 Atlanta Life Insurance Co forms
  • Sep 22 Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
  • Sep 23 Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 27 The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishes Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", introducing the equation E=mc².

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Oct 1 František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.

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Oct 5 Orville and Wilbur Wright's "Flyer III" flight 38.5 km in 38.3"

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Aviator
Wilbur Wright
  • Oct 15 Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands
  • Oct 16 The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.
  • Oct 20 Great General Strike in Russia begins; lasts 11 days
  • Oct 20 Russian Tsar allows Polish people to speak Polish
  • Oct 23 Edward Milton Royle's play "Squaw Man" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 26 First Soviet (workers' council) formed, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Oct 26 Union of Sweden & Norway ends
  • Oct 29 Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 30 "October Manifesto" Russian Tsar Nicholas II grants civil liberties and accepts the first Duma (Parliament)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 30 George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession" premieres in NYC

  • Oct 31 Great revolutionary demonstration for amnesty in St Petersburg
  • Nov 3 Csar Nicholas II of Russia signs a document of amnesty for the political prisoners.
  • Nov 4 Dock strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam
  • Nov 9 Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
  • Nov 10 Sailors join the rebellion at Kronstadt naval base in Russia
  • Nov 11 High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt
  • Nov 12 (November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.
  • Nov 14 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 16 Dutch Russian Count Witte becomes Prime Minister of Russia
  • Nov 17 The Eulsa Treaty is signed between Japan and Korea.
  • Nov 18 George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" premieres in London
  • Nov 18 Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway
  • Nov 19 The steamer "Hilda" sinks in the English Channel (100 people drown)
  • Nov 22 British, Italian, Russian, French & Austro-Hungarian fleet attacks Lesbos
  • Nov 23 Henry Watson Furness, an Indiana physican, named minister of Haiti
  • Nov 24 Moshav Hertzlia forms in Israel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24 Photographer Alfred Stieglitz opens the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession in Manhattan, New York

Photographer Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer
Alfred Stieglitz
  • Nov 28 Arthur Griffith forms Sinn Fein in Dublin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 4 British government of Arthur Balfour resigns

British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour
British Prime Minister
Arthur Balfour
  • Dec 5 Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes UK PM
  • Dec 9 French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state
  • Dec 11 120°F (49°C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)
  • Dec 11 British government of Campbell-Bannerman forms
  • Dec 11 A workers uprising occurs, establishing the Shuliavka Republic in Kiev.
  • Dec 15 The Pushkin House is established in St. Petersburg to preserve the cultural heritage of Alexander Pushkin
  • Dec 16 "Variety" covering all phases of show business, 1st published
  • Dec 18 H V Hordern takes 8-81 in 2nd innings of F-C debut (NSW v Qld)
  • Dec 22 Arrest of St Petersburg Soviet members leads to an uprising of Moscow workers and fighting in the street
  • Dec 27 M A Noble scores 281 (369 mins, 21 fours) NSW v Victoria
  • Dec 28 NSW all out for 805 vs Victoria, win by innings & 253
  • Dec 30 Former Governor Frank Steunenberg is assassinated near his home in Caldwell, Idaho

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 206

  • May 20 Harry Campion, statistician/founder (British Central Statistical Office)
  • May 24 Mikhail Sholokhov, Soviet writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965), born in Veshenskaya, Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1984)
  • Jun 3 Martin Gottfried Weiss, German, commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946, by execution)
  • Jun 8 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Avent), born in Dublin (d. 1995)
  • Jun 18 John Gardener, boatbuilder/writer
  • Jun 20 Lillian Hellman, American playwright (Toys in the Attic, Little Foxes), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1984)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 21 Jean-Paul Sartre, French existentialist philosopher and writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined), born in Paris (d. 1980)

  • Jun 23 Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • Jun 26 Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)
  • Jun 26 Jan Louis Guillaume "Yvan" Doornik, Neth resistance fighter in France
  • Jun 27 Ruby Middleton Forsythe, teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC)
  • Jun 29 Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (La lenta libertad)
  • Jun 29 Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu (Bishop Zulu), Nquthu Natal, Anglican bishop of Zululand and Swaziland
  • Jul 2 Jean-Rene Lacoste, France, US Open (1926)/alligator shirt designer
  • Jul 4 Lionel Trilling, author (1969 Poses Award, Liberal Imagination)
  • Jul 4 Irving Johnson, American adventurer (d. 1991)
  • Jul 5 Myles Horton, American educator and Civil Rights Movement teacher (d. 1990)
  • Jul 8 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)
  • Jul 10 Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
  • Jul 12 John C F, son of English King George V
  • Jul 13 Alfredo M. Santos, First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (d. 1990)
  • Jul 19 Edgar P Snow, US author/journalist: Red star over China
  • Jul 20 Molly Mary Nesta Keane, writer
  • Jul 21 Diana Trilling, writer
  • Jul 25 Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-British author (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981), born in Ruse, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • Jul 25 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, writer and illustrator (d. 1990)
  • Jul 28 Charles William Hutton, architect
  • Jul 29 Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden (d. 1961)
  • Jul 29 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
  • Jul 31 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 3 Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
  • Aug 4 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, born in Kensington, London (d. 1995)
  • Aug 8 Wachtang Ananjan, writer
  • Aug 9 Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice
  • Aug 10 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
  • Aug 10 Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist
  • Aug 11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • Aug 14 Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier
  • Aug 17 John Hay Whitney, publisher (NY Herald Trib 1961-67)
  • Aug 19 Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Aug 20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  • Aug 24 Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (1971-85), born in Moyamba, Sierra Leone (d. 1988)
  • Aug 25 Faustina Kowalska, Polish Roman Catholic nun and mystic, born in Głogowiec, Poland (d. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
  • Aug 29 Martinus A. Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70), born in Amsterdam (d. 1983)
  • Aug 31 Dore Schary, American producer, writer and director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1958)
  • Aug 31 Sal Tas, Dutch journalist & CIA agent (Het Parool) [or 1897]

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 3 Carl David Anderson, American physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)

Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson
Nobel Laureat Physicist
Carl David Anderson
  • Sep 4 Mary Renault, [Mary Challens], writer (King Must Die, Funeral Games)
  • Sep 5 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (Arrow in Blue), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1983)
  • Sep 5 Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician, born in Tanza, Cavite, Philippines (d. 2005)
  • Sep 7 John Whitley, British air-marshal
  • Sep 9 Hussain Sha - Indian Saint, Philosopher, Pithapuram
  • Sep 16 Vladimír Holan, Czech poet (d. 1980)
  • Sep 18 Agnes De Mille, American choreographer (Oklahoma), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 19 James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser
  • Sep 19 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor (d. 1982)
  • Sep 22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • Sep 24 Severo Ochoa, Nobel Laureate (d. 1993)
  • Sep 25 Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), born in Zavaliv, Ukraine (d. 1992)
  • Sep 27 Vjekoslav Kaleb, Yugoslavia, writer (Splendor of the Fabric)
  • Sep 29 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic
  • Sep 30 Nevill Francis Mott, physicist
  • Oct 11 Fred Trump, American real estate developer, father of Donald Trump, born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Oct 15 Charles P Snow, English novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)
  • Oct 15 C. P. Snow, British writer (d. 1980)
  • Oct 17 Franco Albini, Italian architect
  • Oct 18 Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory coast (1960-93)
  • Oct 22 Karl Jansky, Czech, discoverer (cosmic radio emissions in 1932)
  • Oct 23 Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • Oct 26 George Flahiff, Canadian Cardinal (d. 1989)
  • Oct 28 Harry Broadhurst, airman
  • Oct 29 Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
  • Nov 1 Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)
  • Nov 2 Fred Lipmann, watchmaker
  • Nov 3 Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
  • Nov 3 William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
  • Nov 4 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • Nov 9 Erika Mann, German/US author (Other Germany)/daughter of Thomas Mann
  • Nov 9 James William Fulbright, (Sen-D-Mo)
  • Nov 11 Israel Aaron Maisels, lawyer
  • Nov 14 L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)
  • Nov 14 Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian author
  • Nov 16 Astrid SLT Bernadotte, Queen of Belgium/Princess of Sweden
  • Nov 17 Astrid Bernadotte, Princess of Sweden
  • Nov 17 Wazyk, [Adam Wagman], Polish poet/author (Eyes & Mouth)
  • Nov 22 James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)
  • Nov 29 Mowbray Henry Gordon Howard, 6th Earl of Effingham
  • Nov 29 Marcel Lefebvre, French Roman catholic bishop (d. 1991)
  • Dec 1 Charles Finney, US, author (Circus of Dr Lao)
  • Dec 4 Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
  • Dec 7 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
  • Dec 8 Julius Silverman, politician
  • Dec 11 Eugen Fink, German philosopher
  • Dec 11 Robert Henriques, English writer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 12 Manès Sperber, Austrian-born writer (d. 1984)
  • Dec 16 Piet Hein, poet/inventor
  • Dec 17 Simo Häyhä, Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
  • Dec 17 Érico Lopes Veríssimo, Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
  • Dec 21 Anthony Powell, English novelist (Infants of Spring)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History