On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Friz Freleng, American animator for Warner Bros cartoons (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Oppert, French-German Assyriologist (decodes characters), dies at 80
1905 Highlights

About August 21, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo