1905 in History – What happened in year 1905

✅ Published on April 6th, 2009 in 20th Century in History

In history, year 1905 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1905.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1905 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 januaryRussian Revolution: Peaceful demonstrators, led by Father Gapon, a Russian Orthodox priest, were massacred outside the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.
23 marchAbout 1,500 Cretans, led by Eleftherios Venizelos,met at the village of Theriso to call for the island's unification with Greece, beginning the Theriso revolt.
15 mayLas Vegas was established as railroadtown, after 110 acres (0.45 km2) owned by the San Pedro, Los Angelesand Salt Lake Railroad was auctioned off.
12 juneThe Servants of India Society was formed in Pune, Maharashtra by Gopal Krishna Gokhale who left the Deccan Education Society to form this association. Along with him were a small group of educated Indians like Natesh Appaji Dravid, Gopal Krishna Deodhar and Anant Patwardhan who wanted to promote social and human development and overthrow the British rule in India.
27 juneThe crew of the Russian battleship Potemkin began a mutinyagainst their oppressive officers.
06 julyAmerican school teacher Katie DeWitt James filed for divorce from her husband, beginning a series of events that would ultimately lead to her unsolved murder and the consequent naming of Dead Women Crossing, Oklahoma.
17 novemberInfluenced by the result of the Russo-Japanese War, the Empireof Japan and the Korean Empire signed the Eulsa Treaty, effectivelydepriving Korea of its diplomatic sovereignty.
28 novemberIrish nationalist Arthur Griffith first presented his SinnFéin policy, declaring that the 1800 Act of Union of Great Britain andIreland was illegal.
11 decemberIn support of the December Uprising in Moscow, the Council of workers' Deputies of Kyiv stage a mass uprising, establishing the theShuliavka Republic in the city.
13 JulyThe Bengali weekly Sanjeevani suggested burning Holi of British goods for the first time.
27 SeptemberThe famous scientist Alfred Einstein's famous E = mc² theory was published.
16 OctoberBengal was first partitioned by Lord Curzon.
15 NovemberKing Camp Gillette was patented by the US Patent Office for Safety Razor. In this way, for the first time in front of the world came a two-edged shaving blade.
29 AugustMajor Hockey player Major Dhyanchand was born in Allahabad. He participated in three Olympic Games and played a key role in bringing gold to the team.
05 DecemberSheikh Mohammad Abdullah of Kashmir was born.
09 DecemberLegislation passed in France to separate church and state.
05 JanuaryChals Perrin announced the discovery of Jupiter's seventh satellite, Ilara.
19 JanuaryBungalow litterateur Devendranath Tagore died.
26 JanuaryThe world's largest 3106 carat diamond, Cullinan, was found in South Africa.
27 JanuaryMaurice Rouviere formed the government in France.
08 February10,000 people died due to the severe cyclonic storm that struck Haiti and its surrounding islands.
14 FebruaryNoted Urdu poet Dag Dehalvi died.
05 MarchThe great freedom fighter Sushila Didi was born in Punjab. He is remembered for his contribution in the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh.
25 MarchThe famous Indian politician Mirza Rashid Ali Baig was born.
04 AprilAround 20,000 people were killed in the Kangda district of Himachal Pradesh due to the earthquake.
25 AprilBlacks got suffrage in South Africa.
26 JanuaryThe Russian army surrendered at Port Arthur of the Qing Dynasty of China.
23 FebruaryRotary International was established.
04 MarchTheodore Roosevelt was sworn in as President of the United States.
29 JuneThe Automobile Association was established in the United Kingdom.


Famous birthdays in the year 1905:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AugustMyrna Loy / Actress / United States of America
02 AugustKarl Amadeus Hartmann / Composer / Germany
03 MayAl Dexter / Writer / United States of America
04 AprilErika Nõva / Architect / Estonia
04 January Sterling Holloway / Actor / United States of America
05 SeptemberJustiniano Montano / Politician / Philippines
05 JuneWayne Boring / Illustrator / United States of America
13 January Kay Francis / Actress / United States of America
13 OctoberYves Allégret / Writer / France
14 JuneSteve Broidy / Business Man / United States of America
14 JuneArthur Davis / Director / United States of America
17 DecemberErico Verissimo / Author / Brazil
19 SeptemberLeon Jaworski / Lawyer / United States of America
21 March Phyllis McGinley / Poet / United States of America
22 MayBodo von Borries / Academic / Germany
22 DecemberKenneth Rexroth / Poet / United States of America
24 JuneFred Alderman / Sprinter / United States of America
25 January Maurice Roy / Cardinal / Canada
27 March Leroy Carr / Writer / United States of America
30 March Mikio Oda / Jumper / Japan

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1905:

YearName / Profession / Country
16 JanuarySir Panambakkam Anandacharlu / Advocate / India
29 AugustMajor Dhyanchand / Player / India
24 AprilTaruvai Subayya Krishnamurthy / Civil Servant / India
01 MayKamaljeet Sandhu / Athlete / India
01 MayDeepak Kapoor / Soldier / India
03 MayFakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Freedom Fighter / India
20 MaySuzanne Sablok / Model / India
01 JuneLymaraina D’Souza / Model / India
23 JanuaryAmbica Charan Mazumdar / Politician / India
01 FebruaryBhupendra Nath Basu / Politician / India
13 MayFakhruddin Ali Ahmed / Politician / India
07 JanuaryAlfred Webb / Politician / India
06 MarchFatima Begum / Actress / India
NA NAKailas Nath Kaul / Scientist / India
22 FebruaryMukhtar Ahmed Ansari / Politician / India
05 JuneNikita Anand / Actress / India
21 SeptemberUchharangrai Navalshankar Dhebar / Activist / India
09 MayEggoni Pushpa Lalitha / Bishop / India
22 JanuaryLalmohan Ghosh / Politician / India
07 JuneKeshto Mukherjee / Actor / India
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