On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1905

Historical Events

  • 1st automobile to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A G MacDonald, Daytona Beach
  • Carroll Wright appointed 1st Commissioner of Labor, USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Blaman [Johanna P Vrugt], Dutch writer (Wife & Friend)
  • John O'Hara, Pottstown Penn, novelist (Appointment at Samarra)
1905 Highlights

About January 31, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius