On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Gromyko, Soviet politician (President of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics), born in Staryya Hramyki, Mogilev Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1989) [NS 7/18]

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Bohn, composer, dies at 70
1909 Highlights

About July 5, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer