On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1905

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
  • US Open Men's Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson wins his 3rd consecutive Open title, and his record 4th overall, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Alex Smith

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
1905 Highlights

About September 22, 1905

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

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