On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1906

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats May Sutton 6-3, 9-7 for her 3rd of 7 Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Karl Ludwig Drude, German physicist (optics), committed suicide at 42
1906 Highlights

About July 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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