On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1905

Historical Events

  • Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National & Black Front, born in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • Robert Houben, Belgian politician (Minister of Public health 1958), born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium (d. 1992)
1905 Highlights

About May 5, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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