On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1905

Historical Events

  • Conservative Australian Prime Minister George H. Reid is forced to resign and Alfred Deakin returns to power on July 5
  • In Russia, the "Potemkin" arrives at Odessa, where sailors take the bodies of dead crewman ashore; sailors join civilians in revolutionary actions of the '1905 Revolution'
  • The crew of the Russian battleship "Georgei Pobiedonosets" mutinies in support of the "Potemkin", which mutinied three days earlier

Famous Birthdays

  • Nestor Paiva, American-Portuguese actor (Zorro, The Creature from the Black Lagoon), born in Fresno, California (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • John Hay, US politician (secretary of State and private secretary to Abraham Lincoln, dies at 66
1905 Highlights

About June 30, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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