On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1948)

Person of interestHoward Hughes

Howard Hughes, American reclusive billionaire, filmmaker and aviator (Hughes Aircraft), born in Humble, Texas (d. 1976)

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

1905 Highlights

About December 24, 1905

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn