On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1905

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 116 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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