On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Walder [Francois Waldburger], Belgian author
  • 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? 114 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo