On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Kenyon, 1st person to place date on remains of Jericho, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1978)

Famous Deaths

  • Kathleen Kenyon, English Archaeologist who excavated Jericho (the oldest known continuously occupied human settlement that has been inhabited for the last 11,000 years), dies at 72