On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1905

Historical Events

Historic Event

Russian Tsar Nicholas II installs "Imperial Duma", without legislative powers

Famous Birthdays

  • Fitzhugh Lee, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II, Navy Cross)
  • Jacques de Menasce, Austrian-American composer, born in Bad Ischl,, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1960)
1905 Highlights

About August 19, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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