On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris 'Red' Cagle, College Football Hall of Fame halfback (All American 1927, 28, 29; Army; NFL: New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers), born in DeRidder, Louisiana (d. 1942)
  • Leila Hyams, American actress (Big House, Ruggles of Red Gap), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet politician (Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union 1980-85), born in Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • Paul Desruisseaux, Canadian lawyer and politician (Senator for Wellington, Quebec), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec (d. 1982)
1905 Highlights

About May 1, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus