Friday May 05, 1905: on this day

About May 5th, 1905, in brief:

  • Historical events: Robert S Abbott published first issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender".
  • Day of the week: May 5th, 1905 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Michael Palin, Chris Brown
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree by Albert Campbell
  • Popular movie: Fireworks directed by

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What day of the week was May 05, 1905?

May 05, 1905 was a Friday and it was the 125th day of the year 1905 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 05, 1905 can also be written as 5/5/1905 in the US and as 5/5/1905 in UK and Europe.


May 05, 1905: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 05, 1905:

  • Robert s abbott published first issue of newspaper "chicago defender".
  • The trial in the stratton brothers case begins in london, england; it marks the first time that fingerprint evidence is used to gain a conviction for murder.

May 05, 1905: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 05, 1905: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 5th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 05, 1905: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 05, 1905 is Snake and the associated element is Wood.

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May 05, 1905: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 05, 1905 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 05, 1905 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 05, 1905 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 5% full, rising at 05:44 am and setting at 08:50 pm.

The previous full moon was on Apr 19, 1905 while the next full moon would come on May 18, 1905.

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Who was born on May 05, 1905?

Famous people born on May 05, 1905:

  • Janos Balázs

    Notable Hungarian film director and screenwriter.

  • Floyd Gottfredson

    American illustrator and author (d. 1986).

  • Arnold Meijer

    Dutch leader of the fascist dutch national / black front.

  • Robert Houben

    Belgian cvp-minister for public health (1958).

  • Maria Caniglia
  • Antenore Belletti
  • Nikolaj Dorochin
  • Ángel Bossio
  • Fernando Tropea

Whose famous birthday is on May 5th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 5th:

  • Michael Palin
    Michael Palin

    British actor, comedian, and writer.

  • Chris Brown
    Chris Brown

    American actor, singer, and dancer.

  • Henry Cavill
    Henry Cavill

    British actor, who began his acting career as albert mondego in 2002's film adaptation of the count of monte cristo.

  • Virginie Efira
    Virginie Efira

    Belgian actress, tv presenter and producer, born to andra (c) efira professor of medicine.

  • Vincent Kartheiser
    Vincent Kartheiser

    Vincent kartheiser is an american actor known for his role as pete campbell in the television series mad men.

  • Tyrone Power
    Tyrone Power

    American actor of third generation.

  • Will Arnett
    Will Arnett

    Will arnett is a canadian-american actor and comedian known for his roles in arrested development and bojack horseman.

  • John Rhys-Davies
    John Rhys-Davies

    John rhys-davies is a welsh actor known for his roles as gimli in the lord of the rings and sallah in the indiana jones films.

  • Danielle Fishel
    Danielle Fishel

    Danielle fishel is an american actress best known for her role as topanga lawrence on the tv show boy meets world.

  • Lance Henriksen
    Lance Henriksen

    Lance henriksen is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as 'aliens' and 'the terminator'.

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How old is someone born on May 05, 1905?

Someone born on May 05, 1905 is:

119 years 2 months old,

or 1430 months and 15 days old,

or 6220 weeks and 1 day old,

or 43541 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 05, 1905?

There are 290 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday May 5th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 05, 1905?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 05, 1905.

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May 05, 1905: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 05, 1905:

  • Annibale Boni
  • José Ramón Fernández de Luanco
  • Teresa Cibele Legnazzi
  • Ernst Pauer

What famous deaths happened on May 5th?

Famous deaths on May 5th:

  • John Williams
    John Williams

    English-american actor (b. 1903).

  • Jean-Claude Pascal
    Jean-Claude Pascal

    French actor (golden salamander), dies at 64.

  • Dana Wynter
    Dana Wynter

    Actress german-english (d. 2011).

  • Albert Dekker
    Albert Dekker

    Deaths from accidental suffocation at the age of 62.

  • Elisabeth Fraser
    Elisabeth Fraser

    American television, film and stage actress (born 1920).

  • Chanceler

    Key figure in the Brazilian independence movement.

  • Marri Shaw

    Renowned poet known for her evocative and emotional verses.

  • Rudolf Schön

    Austrian biologist known for his research in genetics.

  • Mihail Botvinnik

    Mihail Botvinnik was a Soviet chess grandmaster and three-time world chess champion.

  • Garl Kasell

    Garl Kasell was an American radio personality and newscaster who was the official judge and scorekeeper for the NPR news quiz show 'Wait...

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May 05, 1905: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 05, 1905 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 1st and May 7th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 05, 1905: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 05, 1905 was In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree by Albert Campbell, according to the music chart for the week May 1st and May 7th.

  1. - In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
  2. - Hearts and Flowers

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Who was the US President on May 05, 1905?

On May 05, 1905 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 05, 1905?

On May 05, 1905 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 05, 1905?

On May 05, 1905 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about May 5th?

May 5th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 5th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 5th, such as:

  • 2019 - Gaza-israel clashes (may 2019, iran-israel proxy conflict: hamas, iran-israel proxy conflict. hamas and other militants in the gaza strip fire hundreds upon israel. two israeli civilians were killed in ashkelon and another in ashdod. at least 23 palestinians were killed in retaliatory israeli strikes against gaza, including a hamas senior commander.
  • 2018 - Six palestinians are killed in an explosion at deir al-balah (gaza), hamas and israel defense forces deny responsibility for the explosion and each blame the other.
  • 2017 - Syria civil war: russia and turkey agree to create four "safe zones" in syria. all military aircraft, including those from turkey, russia, and the united states, will be prohibited from flying over these areas. (reuters) (fox news). the long-awaited safe zones were welcomed by the united nations, but they have been rejected both by the kurdish pyd and syrian rebels.

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What happened in 1905?

1905 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
  • Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall
  • Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken

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What was the calendar for May 1905?

May 1905 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Friday May 5, 1905