On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1905

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia, unsettled by the rising violence and protest, enacts reforms to improve the conditions of workers; these changes will do little to stop disorder throughout Russia in ensuing months


Famous Birthdays

  • Barnett Newmann, New York, American painter, (postpainterly abstraction)
1905 Highlights

About January 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius