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What Happened on May 16, 1905

Famous Birthdays

Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda, American stage and screen actor (Mr. Roberts; 12 Angry Men; On Golden Pond), born in Grand Island, Nebraska (d. 1982)

  • H[erbert] E[rnest] Bates, novelist (Feast for July, Love for Lydia)
1905 Highlights

About May 16, 1905

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

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