On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1905

Historical Events

  • James Barrie's "Alice-sit-by-the-fire" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Raisch, American one armed actor (The Fugitive, Spartacus, Sweet Smell of Success), born in North Bergen, New Jersey (d. 1984)
  • Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1996)
1905 Highlights

About April 5, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries