On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Isa Miranda [Ines Sampietro], Italian model and actress (La Ronde), born in Bergamo (d. 1982)
  • Jock "Herbie" Cameron, South African cricket wicket-keeper and captain (26 Tests; 51 dismissals), born in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province (d. 1935)

Famous Deaths

  • Carel V Gerritsen, free thinker, dies
1905 Highlights

About July 5, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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