What Happened on January 5, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record)
  • -42°F (-41.1°C), Smethport, Pennsylvania (state record)
  • England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68

Famous Birthdays

  • Erica Morini, concert violinist (d. 1995), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jeane Dixon, American astrologer "A Gift of Prophecy" (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Alfred Ritter von Zittel, German geologist and paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64