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)
  • Stan Worthington, English cricket all-rounder (9 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 128, 8 wickets, BB 2/19; Derbyshire CCC, Northumberland CCC), born in Bolsover, England (d. 1973)

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? 117 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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