On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1905

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

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

Clara Bow, American silent screen actress (It, Saturday Night Kid), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1965)

Dag Hammarskjöld

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

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

About July 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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