Sunday October 29, 1905: on this day

About October 29th, 1905, in brief:

  • Historical events: Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured
  • Day of the week: October 29th, 1905 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio (in western zodiac), Snake (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Gabrielle Union, Winona Ryder
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Turkey in the Straw Medley by Vess Ossman
  • Popular movie: The Gay Deceivers directed by Bruce Kessler

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What day of the week was October 29, 1905?

October 29, 1905 was a Sunday and it was the 302nd day of the year 1905 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 29, 1905 can also be written as 10/29/1905 in the US and as 29/10/1905 in UK and Europe.

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October 29, 1905: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on October 29, 1905:

  • Hottentot chief hendrik witbooi fataly injured

October 29, 1905: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 29, 1905: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 29th is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 29, 1905: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 29, 1905 is Snake and the associated element is Wood.

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October 29, 1905: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on October 29, 1905 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 29, 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 October 29, 1905 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 11% full, rising at 07:44 am and setting at 07:14 pm.

The previous full moon was on Oct 13, 1905 while the next full moon would come on Nov 12, 1905.

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Who was born on October 29, 1905?

Famous people born on October 29, 1905:

  • Henry Green

    English novelist known for his innovative writing style.

  • Laurence Dowdall


  • Giuseppe Alessi
  • Frank Bompensiero
  • Alice Săvulescu
  • Adalgisa Nery

Whose famous birthday is on October 29th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 29th:

  • Gabrielle Union
    Gabrielle Union

    American actress and activist, known for her roles in films and TV shows, and her advocacy for women's rights and racial equality.

  • Winona Ryder
    Winona Ryder

    American actress who entered movies at age 13 following a less-than-conventional upbringing by intellectual hippy parents who were both...

  • Kate Jackson
    Kate Jackson

    Kate jackson is an american tv actress best known for her role as sabrina duncan in the television series charlie's angels.

  • Joan Plowright
    Joan Plowright

    Joan plowright is a british actress known for her work in stage, film, and television, and for her marriage to sir laurence olivier.

  • Andy Richter
    Andy Richter

    Andy richter is an american comedian known for his work as the sidekick to conan o'brien on his late-night talk shows.

  • Tracee Ellis Ross
    Tracee Ellis Ross

    Tracee ellis ross is an american actress known for her role as dr.

  • Richard Dreyfuss
    Richard Dreyfuss

    American actor who rose in prominence in the early 1970s with a variety of roles.

  • Edwige Feuillère
    Edwige Feuillère

    French actress on stage/film/tv, director, producer.

  • Chelan Simmons
    Chelan Simmons

    Canadian actress and model.

  • Félix Marten
    Félix Marten

    French actor, director, and singer.

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How old is someone born on October 29, 1905?

Someone born on October 29, 1905 is:

118 years 8 months old,

or 1424 months and 24 days old,

or 6195 weeks and 2 days old,

or 43367 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 29, 1905?

There are 98 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday October 29th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 29, 1905?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on October 29, 1905.

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October 29, 1905: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on October 29, 1905:

  • Étienne Desmarteau

    Canadian weight thrower and shot putter (b. 1873).

  • Pacifico Ceresa

What famous deaths happened on October 29th?

Famous deaths on October 29th:

  • Franco Corelli
    Franco Corelli

    Italian tenor, named "favorite tenor" of the century.

  • Adolphe Menjou
    Adolphe Menjou

    American actor.

  • John Witherspoon
    John Witherspoon

    American actor and comedian (d. 2019).

  • Lloyd Bochner
    Lloyd Bochner

    Canadian-american actor (d. 2005).

  • Christianjames Pulitzer

    Pioneering journalist and newspaper publisher, established the Pulitzer Prize.

  • Johnjoseph Pulitzer

    Johnjoseph Pulitzer was an American newspaper publisher and journalist who was a pioneer of yellow journalism, and is best known for...

  • Duanne Allman

    Duane Allman was an American guitarist and the co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band.

  • Leticia Baldrige

    Leticia Baldrige was an American journalist, author, and etiquette expert who served as the White House Social Secretary during the Kennedy...

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October 29, 1905: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 29, 1905 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 23rd and October 29th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

October 29, 1905: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 29, 1905 was Turkey in the Straw Medley by Vess Ossman, according to the music chart for the week October 23rd and October 29th.

  1. - Turkey in the Straw Medley
  2. - Down Where the Silv'ry Mohawk Flows
  3. - Grandfather's Clock
  4. - The Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)
  5. - Barn Dance in Dixie

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Who was the US President on October 29, 1905?

On October 29, 1905 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1905?

On October 29, 1905 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1905?

On October 29, 1905 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about October 29th?

October 29th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 29th day of the month of October. 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 October 29th, such as:

  • 2018 - Syrian civil war: six years after being closed by the war, the national museum of damascus is reopened to the public.
  • 2017 - Northern rakhine state clashes: more than 2000 people marched in yangon to support the military and ask it to protect the country's sovereignty, national security, and stop illegal invaders (referring specifically to the rohingya).
  • 2016 - Sectarianism in pakistan: five people were killed and many more injured when armed terrorists opened fire on majlis members at a karachi home in the nazimabad area of karachi.

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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 October 1905?

October 1905 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th 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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Sunday October 29, 1905