What Happened on August 4, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Alexandrov, Soviet-Russian conductor (Alexandrov Ensemble, 1946-86), and composer, chiefly of patriotic and military music, born in Bologoye, Russian Empire (d. 1994)
  • Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, born in Kensington, London (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, Tanzanian prophet and rebel leader, hanged for treason by German East African military
1905 Highlights

About August 4, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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