On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1905

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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, composer
1905 Highlights

About August 19, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo