On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1915

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRobert Hofstadter

Robert Hofstadter, American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)


Famous Deaths

  • Ross Barnes, American baseball player, dies at 64
1915 Highlights

About February 5, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius