On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1905

Historical Events

  • Cairo-Capetown railway opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmond Jouhaud, French general, born in Aïn Boucefar, French Algeria (d. 1995)
  • Kurt Alfred Adler, therapist/writer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1997)
  • Serge Lifar, Russian-French dancer, choreographer (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1986)
1905 Highlights

About April 2, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries