On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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