What Happened on July 29, 1905

Historical Events

Taft-Katsura Agreement

US Secretary of War William Howard Taft makes secret agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura agreeing to Japanese free rein in Korea in return for non-interference with the US in the Philippines

Famous Birthdays

Clara Bow (1905-1965)

American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York

Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)

Swedish public servant, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61) and posthumous Nobel Peace Prize winner (1961), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Stanley Kunitz, American poet (d. 2006)
Born in 1905
1905 Highlights

About July 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo