On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1905

Historical Events

  • (November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.

Famous Birthdays

  • Solon Michaelides, Cypriot composer, teacher and musicologist, born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1979)
  • Yevgeny Brusilovsky, Soviet composer (wrote 1st Kazakh opera), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1981)
1905 Highlights

About November 12, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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