What Happened on May 29, 1905

Historical Events

  • Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk, Lithuania

Famous Birthdays

  • Fela Sowande, Nigerian musician and composer, born in Abeokuta, Nigeria (d. 1987)
  • Johannes "Jan" Teulings, Dutch actor (Lentelied, The Three Wishes), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), born in Holt, England (d. 1994)
Born in 1905

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Francis Victor Caron, French-Australian composer (Caron Opera Company), dies at 55
1905 Highlights

About May 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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