On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1905

Historical Events

  • Arrest of St Petersburg Soviet members leads to an uprising of Moscow workers and fighting in the street

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Rexroth, American poet & translator & critical essayist (Birds in the Bush), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1982)
  • Pierre Brasseur [Espinasse], French actor (Eyes Without a Face, Children of Paradise), born in Paris, France (d. 1972)
1905 Highlights

About December 22, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn