On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Widseth, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle (University of Minnesota; Pro Bowl 1938; NY Giants), born in Gonvick, Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • Hugh Brannum, American actor and singer (Captain Kangaroo - "Mr. Green Jeans"; The Fred Waring Show - "Lumpy"), born in Sandwich, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Jack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 1936), born in Crushington, New Zealand (d. 1949)
1910 Highlights

About January 5, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn