On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1905

Historical Events

  • Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fatally injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurence Dowdall, Scottish lawyer, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Etienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (b. 1873)
1905 Highlights

About October 29, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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