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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 1905.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on October 1905: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1905?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1905 Frantisek Pavlik is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leos Janacek to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.
  • 02 Oct 1905 HMS ''Dreadnought'' is laid down, revolutionizing battleship design and triggering a naval arms race.
  • 05 Oct 1905 Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
  • 09 Oct 1905 Philadelphia Athletics meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
  • 14 Oct 1905 New York Giants beats Philadelphia Athletics, four games to one in second World Series, Giant's Christy Mathewson's third straight world series shutout.
  • 15 Oct 1905 Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands
  • 16 Oct 1905 The Partition of Bengal in India takes place.
  • 20 Oct 1905 Russian tsar allows Polish people to speak Polish
  • 21 Oct 1905 England Pilgrim Association beats All New York 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds.
  • 26 Oct 1905 Norway becomes independent from Sweden.
  • 29 Oct 1905 Hottentot chief Hendrik Witbooi fataly injured
  • 30 Oct 1905 Czar Nicholas II of Russia grants Russia's first constitution, creating a legislative assembly.
  • 31 Oct 1905 Great revolutionary demonstration for amnesty in St. Petersburg

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1905?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Little Johnny Jones Medley
  2. - Tammany
  3. - Dearie
  4. - Would You Care?
  5. - My Irish Molly O

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America