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About May 11th, 1905, in brief:

  • Historical events: Albert Einstein submits his doctoral dissertation ''On the Motion of Small Particles...'', in which he explains Brownian motion. In the course of the year, Einstein publishes four papers, formulates the theory of special relativity and explains the photoelectric effect by quantization. 1905 is regarded as his quotmiracle yearquot.
  • Day of the week: May 11th, 1905 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Natasha Richardson, Fred Astaire
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Tell Me with Your Eyes by Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
  • Popular movie: Fireworks directed by

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What day of the week was May 11, 1905?

May 11, 1905 was a Thursday and it was the 131st day of the year 1905 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 11, 1905 can also be written as 5/11/1905 in the US and as 11/5/1905 in UK and Europe.


May 11, 1905: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 11, 1905:

  • Albert einstein submits his doctoral dissertation ''on the motion of small particles...'', in which he explains brownian motion. in the course of the year, einstein publishes four papers, formulates the theory of special relativity and explains the photoelectric effect by quantization. 1905 is regarded as his quotmiracle yearquot.

May 11, 1905: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 11, 1905: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 11th is Taurus.

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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 11, 1905: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 11, 1905 is Snake and the associated element is Wood.

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May 11, 1905: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 11, 1905 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 11, 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 11, 1905 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 49% full, rising at 10:44 am and setting at 12:54 am.

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 11, 1905?

Famous people born on May 11, 1905:

  • Lilibet Alvarez

    Lilibet Alvarez was a Spanish tennis player known for her success in the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Ida Gerhardt

    Dutch poet, post-symbolist poet and translator of latin poetry and hebrew poetry.

  • Lise de Baissac

    Mauritian-born soe agent, war hero (d. 2004).

  • Catherine Bauer Wurster

    American architect and public housing advocate (d. 1964).

  • Marjorie Sykes

    Peace campaigner.

  • Mikhail Sholokhov

    Russian novelist and winner of the nobel prize for literature in 1965 for his stories and novels about the cossacks in southern russia.

Whose famous birthday is on May 11th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 11th:

  • Natasha Richardson
    Natasha Richardson

    British actress, well-known for her performances in the theatre.

  • Fred Astaire
    Fred Astaire

    Fred astaire was an american actor, dancer, and singer known for his elegant and graceful dancing in numerous hollywood musicals.

  • Cory Monteith
    Cory Monteith

    Cory monteith was a canadian actor best known for his role as finn hudson on the television series glee.

  • Laetitia Casta
    Laetitia Casta

    French corsican actress and model, found by a photographer on corsican beaches.

  • Benoît Magimel
    Benoît Magimel

    He is a french actor who started his career at the age of 14 in the film "life is a long, quiet river", directed by etienne chatillez.

  • Richard Feynman
    Richard Feynman

    American theoretical physicist, known for his contributions to the path integral formulation and quantum mechanics, the theory, and physics...

  • Holly Valance
    Holly Valance

    Holly valance is an australian pop singer and actress known for her hit single 'kiss kiss' and her role as felicity 'flick' scully on the...

  • Jeffrey Donovan
    Jeffrey Donovan

    American stage, film, and television actor.

  • Doug McClure
    Doug McClure

    American actor.

  • Jonathan Jackson
    Jonathan Jackson

    Instigator of the marin county civic center shootout, brother to black panther george jackson (born 1953).

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How old is someone born on May 11, 1905?

Someone born on May 11, 1905 is:

119 years 2 months old,

or 1430 months and 2 days old,

or 6218 weeks and 2 days old,

or 43528 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 11, 1905?

There are 302 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 11th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 11, 1905?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 11, 1905.

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May 11, 1905: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 11, 1905:

  • Ceferino Namuncurá

    Argentinian religious leader and candidate for sainthood.

  • Manuel Reina Montilla

What famous deaths happened on May 11th?

Famous deaths on May 11th:

  • Peggy Lipton
    Peggy Lipton

    American actress.

  • Lex Barker
    Lex Barker

    American actor, best known for his portrayal of tarzan of the apes as well as leading characters in karl may's novels.

  • Jerry Stiller
    Jerry Stiller

    American actor, comedian and producer (d. 2020).

  • Jean Adair
    Jean Adair

    Dies at 80.

  • Jorja Curtright
    Jorja Curtright

    Actor, whistle stop, dies from a heart attack.

  • Alver Aalto

    Famous architect known for his innovative designs.

  • Douglas Adams

    Douglas Adams was a British author best known for his science-fiction comedy series 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'.

  • Ifeanyichukwu Azikiwe

    Ifeanyichukwu Azikiwe was the first President of Nigeria and a prominent figure in the country's independence movement.

  • Mega Marley

    Mega Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician who is considered one of the pioneers of reggae music.

  • Floyd Patterson

    American boxer.

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May 11, 1905: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 11, 1905 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 8th and May 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 11, 1905: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 11, 1905 was Tell Me with Your Eyes by Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet), according to the music chart for the week May 8th and May 14th.

  1. - Tell Me with Your Eyes

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Who was the US President on May 11, 1905?

On May 11, 1905 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 11, 1905?

On May 11, 1905 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 11, 1905?

On May 11, 1905 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about May 11th?

May 11th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 11th 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 11th, such as:

  • 2019 - Yemeni civil war (2015-present). houthi forces begin to pull out of several yemeni ports including al hudaydah and as-salif. this withdrawal is part of an un-brokered ceasefire agreement that aims at ending the yemeni blockade.
  • 2018 - After six weeks of protests, the israel defense forces open fire again with tear gas and live bullets on palestinian protestors. one person has been killed, and 146 more are injured. some protestors also throw stones and burn tires.
  • 2017 - Battle of mosul: lt gen othman al-ghanmi (iraqi army chief of staff) states that his security forces are just days away from completing operation recapture mosul from isil.

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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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Thursday May 11, 1905