On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1905

Historical Events

  • The steamer "Hilda" sinks in the English Channel (100 people drown)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestTommy Dorsey

Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)

Jazz Trombonist and Big Band Leader Tommy Dorsey
Jazz Trombonist and Big Band Leader
Tommy Dorsey
1905 Highlights

About November 19, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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