On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1905

Historical Events

  • Simplon tunnel in Switzerland completed

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Boyland, English biochemist (Cancer research), born in Manchester (d. 2002)
  • Guillaume Landré, Dutch composer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1968)
1905 Highlights

About February 24, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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