What Happened on August 2, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Amadeus Hartmann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1963)

Myrna LoyMyrna Loy (1905-1993)

American actress (The Great Ziegfeld, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), born in Helena, Montana

  • Ruth Nelson, American stage and screen actress (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; 3 Women; Awakenings), born in Saginaw, Michigan (d. 1992)
1905 Highlights

About August 2, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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