On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1905

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

World heavyweight boxing champion James J. Jeffries retires undefeated after 7 title defences; returns in 1910 to be beaten by Jack Johnson

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries

Famous Birthdays

  • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Indian leader and 5th President of India (1974-77), born in Delhi, British India (d. 1977)
1905 Highlights

About May 13, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus