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What Happened on February 2, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayn Rand [Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum], Russian-American author, screenwriter and philosopher who developed the philosophical system of "Objectivism" (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead), born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
  • Jean-Pierre Guerlain, French cosmetics pioneer
1905 Highlights

About February 2, 1905

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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