What Happened on September 5, 1906

Historical Events

  • Saint 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; Saint Louis wins, 22-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
Born in 1906

Famous Deaths

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

About September 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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