On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • George Baxter, French actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), born in Paris, France (d. 1976)
  • Hans Scherfig, Danish marxist/writer (Idealister, Frydenholm)
  • Helen Joseph, South African anti-apartheid activist and writer (Side by Side), born in Easebourne, England (d. 1992)
  • Ilka Chase, American actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
  • Pierre Wigny, Belgian minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61) [or 4/18]
1905 Highlights

About April 8, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries