On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British biophysicist (Nobel 1963), born in Banbury (d. 1998)

Person of interestWilliam S. Burroughs

William S. Burroughs, American writer (Naked Lunch, The Nova Trilogy) and visual artist, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1997)

Writer and Artist William S. Burroughs
Writer and Artist
William S. Burroughs

1914 Highlights

About February 5, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius