On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1905

Historical Events

  • Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes UK PM

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Drake, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (University of Oklahoma 1938-55, 200-181), born in The Gentry, Texas (d. 1983)
  • Gus Mancuso, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1984)
  • Otto Preminger, Austrian director and producer (Laura, Exodus), born in Wiznitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
1905 Highlights

About December 5, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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