On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer (dirty-snowball theory), born in Red Oak, Iowa (d. 2004)
  • George Trevelyan, British educational pioneer and a founding father of the New Age movement, born in London (d. 1996)
1906 Highlights

About November 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio