On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Cushing, American composer, born in Oakland, California (d. 1982)
  • Ernst Hermann Meyer, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1988)
  • Frank Faylen, American actor (It's a Wonderful Life, Funny Girl), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • Julius Silverman, British Labour Party politician, born in Leeds, England (d. 1996)
1905 Highlights

About December 8, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius