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What Happened on August 30, 1905

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit Tigers future Baseball HOF center fielder Ty Cobb makes his MLB debut, doubling off Jack Chesbro in a 5-3 win over the NY Highlanders at Bennett Park, Detroit

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
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Ty Cobb
  • Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa
1905 Highlights

About August 30, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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