On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)