On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1905

Historical Events

  • 1st race meet at Oaklawn Park (Hot Springs, Ark)

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Arlen [Hyman Arluck], American composer ("Over the Rainbow"; "It's Only A Paper Moon"; "Stormy Weather"), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Lewis Wallace, US diplomat/writer (Ben Hur), dies at 77
1905 Highlights

About February 15, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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