On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1905

Famous Birthdays

Helen Wills Moody

Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (19 Grand Slam titles), born in Centerville California (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer and explorer, dies at 72
1905 Highlights

About October 6, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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