On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • André Jolivet, French composer (Jeune France, Mana), born in Paris, France (d. 1974)
  • Nino Martini, Italian actor (The Gay Desperado, Here's to Romance), born in Verona, Veneto, Italy (d. 1976)
  • Wachtang Ananjan, writer
1905 Highlights

About August 8, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo