On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1905

Historical Events

  • Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months
  • Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators rout Dawson City (Yukon), 23-2 for 2-0 series sweep; most lopsided challenge playoff game in history; Frank McGee 14 goals

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernesto Halffter, Spanish classical and film score composer (Rapsodia portuguesa; is Don Quixote de la Mancha), and conductor, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1989)
1905 Highlights

About January 16, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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