On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1905

Historical Events

  • First-class cricket debut of Sir Jack Hobbs, "The Master" for Surrey v the "Gentlemen of England" (18 & 88)
  • Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Penn Warren, American poet and novelist (All the King's Men, Pulitzer 1946), born in Guthrie, Kentucky (d.1989)
1905 Highlights

About April 24, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus