On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1905

Historical Events

  • Alberta & Saskatchewan become 8th & 9th Canadian provinces

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Wilfrid Laurier
Prime Minister of Canada
Wilfrid Laurier

Famous Birthdays

  • Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (d. 2000)
  • Gervase Hughes, English composer and conductor, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1984)
1905 Highlights

About September 1, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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