On This Day

Birthdays in History in February 1905

  • Feb 1 Ernst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg, Basel Switzerland, eminent mathematician and physicist
  • Feb 2 Jean-Pierre Guerlain, French cosmetics pioneer
  • Feb 3 Arne Beurling, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Feb 6 Władysław Gomułka, Polish communist politician, born in Krosno, Poland (d. 1982)
  • Feb 7 Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (L'Humanité, La Conspiration)
  • Feb 7 Ulf von Euler, Swedish physiologist famous for his work on neurotransmitters (Nobel 1970), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1983)
  • Feb 10 Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker
  • Feb 11 Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Dutch/Indonesian writer (Camp diary)
  • Feb 16 Lord Franks, British ambassador (to US)
  • Feb 20 Jascha Golowanjuk, Swedish writer (Acrobat)
  • Feb 24 Eric Boyland, English biochemist (Cancer research), born in Manchester (d. 2002)
  • Feb 27 Charles de Keukeleire, Belgian director (Evil Eye)
  • Feb 28 Glyn Jones, Welsh, novelist, poet and literary historian, born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1995)

About February 1905

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon (Feb 1 - Feb 3), Snake (Feb 4 - Feb 28)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)