On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Walder, [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author
  • John Huston, American director/writer (African Queen, Chinatown), born in Nevada, Missouri (d. 1987)
  • Wassely Leontief, Russian American economist (Nobel 1973), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1999)