On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1906

Historical Events

  • St. Louis University quarterback Bradbury Robinson throws first legal forward pass in the history of American football for a TD to Jack Schneider at Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin; St. Louis wins, 22-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Semj Dnej Nedeli), born in Odessa, Ukraine [NS=Sept 18]

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (thermodynamics), dies at 62
1906 Highlights

About September 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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