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 catcher (World Series 1931, 33; MLB All Star 1935, 37; NY Giants, St. Louis Cardinals) and broadcaster (Cardinals' radio network), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1984)
  • Otto Preminger, Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director, producer (Laura,; Advise & Consent; Anatomy of A Murder), and actor (Stalag 17), born in Wiznitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
Born in 1905
1905 Highlights

About December 5, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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