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
01 JuneRobert Newton / Actor / United States of America
02 OctoberFranjo Šeper / Cardinal / Croatia
04 January Sterling Holloway / Actor / United States of America
05 MayFloyd Gottfredson / Author / United States of America
08 AprilJoachim Büchner / Sprinter / Germany
10 February Walter A. Brown / Business Man / United States of America
14 JuneArthur Davis / Director / United States of America
14 MayAntonio Berni / Painter / Argentina
15 MayAbraham Zapruder / Business Man / United States of America
16 OctoberErnst Kuzorra / Footballer / Germany
16 NovemberEddie Condon / Guitarist / United States of America
17 January Jan Zahradníček / Poet / Czech Republic
17 January Ray Cunningham / Baseball Player / United States of America
17 AprilLouis Jean Heydt / Actor / United States of America
18 OctoberJan Gies / Activist / Netherlands
22 SeptemberEugen Sänger / Engineer / Austria
22 DecemberKenneth Rexroth / Poet / United States of America
24 DecemberHoward Hughes / Business Man / United States of America
25 March Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim / Army Colonel / Germany
27 March Leroy Carr / Writer / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1905:

YearName / Profession / Country
21 AugustBipin Gupta / Actor / India
09 SeptemberBrahmarishi Hussain Sha / Poet / India
05 JuneNikita Anand / Actress / India
06 JuneAmrita Thapar / Fashion Designer / India
28 MarchSarla Thakral / Pilot / India
02 JanuaryGeorge Yule / Merchant / India
05 DecemberSheikh Abdullah / Politician / India
04 MayAnna Chandi / Lawyer / India
29 AugustMajor Dhyanchand / Player / India
04 MayAnna Chandy / Judge / India
29 AugustDhyan Chand / Hockey Player / India
07 JuneKeshto Mukherjee / Actor / India
16 MayPremlata Agrawal / Mountaineer / India
17 DecemberMohammad Hidayatullah / Politician / India
22 FebruaryMukhtar Ahmed Ansari / Politician / India
20 NovemberMinoo Masani / Politician / India
23 JanuaryAmbica Charan Mazumdar / Politician / India
07 AprilRajkumari Dubey / Singer / India
26 MarchSaraswati Devi / Music Director / India
17 DecemberMohd. Hidayatullah / Politician / India
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