On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1905

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHelen Wills Moody

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

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

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? 115 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra