On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1905

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
1905 Highlights

About November 19, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio