What Happened on January 19, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Hummert, American radio pioneer and producer of daytime radio serials during the 1930s and 1940s (Just Plain Bill, The Romance of Helen Trent), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1996)
  • Oveta Culp Hobby, American government official (1st US Secretary of Health) and newspaper publisher (Houston Post), born in Killeen, Texas (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher (b. 1817)
1905 Highlights

About January 19, 1905

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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