What Happened on August 5, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Walder [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1997)
  • John Huston, American director and writer (African Queen, Chinatown), born in Nevada, Missouri (d. 1987)
  • Wassely Leontief, Russian American economist (Nobel 1973), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1999)
1906 Highlights

About August 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo