On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1907

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Klaasesz, Dutch governor Suriname (1949-56)
  • Norton Simon, American industrialist (Hunts Foods, Norton Simon Museum), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1993)
  • Pierre E J Pflimlin, premier France

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Thuille, Austrian composer (sextet for piano and wind quintet), dies of a heart attack at 45
1907 Highlights

About February 5, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius