On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • John Dierkes, American actor (Shane, Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1975)
  • José Muñoz Molleda, Spanish composer and politician, born in La Línea de la Concepción (d. 1988)
  • Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker
  • Vilko Ukmar, Slovenian composer, born in Postojna, Slovenia (d. 1991)
  • Walter Brown, Massachusetts US, original owner of the Boston Celtics and important figure in the development of ice hockey in the United States
  • William "Chick" Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (introduced Ella Fitzgerald), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1939)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignacy Krzyzanowski, composer, dies at 78
1905 Highlights

About February 10, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius