What Happened on January 1, 1905

Historical Events

  • 9 hour work day for diamond miners

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Melvin Price, American politician (Rep-D-Illinois 1945-88), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)
Born in 1905

Famous Deaths

  • Mabel Cahill, Irish tennis player (US National C'ship 1891-92), dies at 41
1905 Highlights

About January 1, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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