Historical Events for Year 1905

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Jan 1st - 9 hour work day for diamond miners
Jan 2nd - Elara, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Perrine
Jan 2nd - Japanese troops capture Port Arthur
Jan 2nd - The American anarcho-syndicalist union known as the Industrial Workers of the World forms.
Jan 5th - Charles Perrine announces discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite, Elara
Jan 5th - National Association of Audubon Society incorporates
Jan 9th - Bloody Sunday-demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops (1/22 NS)
Jan 14th - Hubbell, Shubert & Smith's musical "Fontana," premieres in NYC
Jan 15th - Coen de Koning becomes world champion all-round skater
Jan 16th - Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months
Jan 16th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Dawson City (Yukon) in 2 games Ottawa Silver 7 beats Dawson City (Yukon) 23-2 for Stanley Cup, this is most lopsided playoff game, Frank McGee scores 14 goals
Jan 17th - Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago
Jan 18th - French government of Combes falls
Jan 22nd - Bloody Sunday: Russian demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops
Jan 25th - Largest diamond, Cullinan (3106 carets), found in South Africa
Jan 26th - Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande," premieres in Vienna
Jan 26th - Han Yong-woon [Bongwan, Manhae] (1879-1944) ordained a monk in Korea
Jan 26th - World's largest diamond, the 3,106-carat Cullinan, is found
Jan 27th - Maurice Rouvier forms government in France
Jan 31st - 1st auto to exceed 100 mph (161 kph), A G MacDonald, Daytona Beach
Jan 31st - Carroll Wright appointed 1st US Commissioner of Labor
Feb 1st - Hague soccer team ADO froms
Feb 1st - Hungarian premier Tisza resigns
Feb 7th - Dominican Rep signs treaty turning over customs collection to US
Feb 8th - Cyclone hit Tahiti & adjacent islands, killing some 10,000 people
Feb 11th - James Blackstone, Seattle, bowls 299½-last pin breaks but stands
Feb 11th - Pope Pius X publishes encyclical Vehementer nos
Feb 13th - -29°F (-34°C) Pond, Arkansas (state record)
Feb 13th - -40°F (-40°C) Lebanon, Kansas (state record)
Feb 13th - -40°F (-40°C) Warsaw, Missouri (state record)
Feb 15th - 1st race meet at Oaklawn Park (Hot Springs, Ark)
Feb 16th - 1st US Esperanto club organizes in Boston
Feb 17th - Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall
Feb 18th - Frank Wedekind's "Hidada, oder Sein und Haben," premieres in Munich
Feb 23rd - Rotary Club International formed by 4 men in Chicago
Feb 24th - Simplon tunnel in Switzerland completed
Feb 25th - Neth Workers van Vakverenigingen, (NVV) political party forms
Mar 3rd - US Forest Service forms
Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart HauptmannAuthor and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann Mar 4th - Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga" premieres in Berlin
Mar 10th - Japanese Army captures Mukden (Shenyang)
Mar 10th - Eleftherios Venizelos demands union of Crete with Greece again, starting the Cretan Revolution in Theriso.
Mar 11th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Rat Portage Thisles, 2 games to 1
Mar 25th - Confederate battle flags captured during the American Civil War are returned to South
Mar 28th - Paramaribo-Dam railway opens in Suriname, never used
Mar 31st - German emperor Wilhelm II visits Tanger
Apr 1st - British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya
Apr 2nd - Cairo-Capetown railway opens
Apr 4th - Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 20,000
Apr 5th - James Barrie's "Alice-sit-by-the-fire" premieres in London
Apr 12th - French Dufaux brothers test helicopter
Apr 12th - Hippodrome arena opens (NYC)
Apr 17th - US Supreme court judges maximum work day unconstitutional
Apr 17th - The Supreme Court of the United States decides Lochner v. New York which held that the "right to free contract" was implicit in the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Apr 19th - 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4
Apr 22nd - Operations begin uniting conservatory of Nature monument Amsterdam
Apr 24th - 1st-class Cricket debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey v Gentlemen (18 & 28)
Apr 24th - Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3
Apr 25th - Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)
Apr 25th - Whites win right to vote in South Africa
Apr 26th - Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play
Apr 27th - World Exposition opens in Luik
Apr 29th - 2" rain falls in 10 mins in Taylor, TX
Apr 29th - Pierre de Brazza lands in Libreville Gabon
Apr 30th - 1st official soccer game between Belgium-Netherlands (1-4)
May 2nd - French newspapers publish lists of Jules Vernes unpublished work
May 5th - Robert S Abbott published 1st issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender"
May 10th - 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75
May 13th - James J Jeffries retires as boxing champ
May 14th - 2nd official intl soccer match, Neth beats Belgium 4-0
May 15th - Las Vegas Nevada founded
May 15th - Pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville
May 17th - Waseda U of Tokyo defeats LA High School 5-3 in baseball
May 19th - Tom Jenkins beats Frank Gotcha for heavyweight wrestling champ
May 22nd - Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
May 24th - 39th Belmont: Eugene Hildebrand aboard Tanya wins in 2:08
May 26th - A pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia
May 27th - 30th Preakness: W Davis aboard Cairngore wins in 1:45.8
May 27th - Japanese fleet destroys Russian East Sea fleet in Straits of Tushima
May 29th - Pogrom against Jewish community in Brisk Lithuania
May 31st - Emperor Wilhelm II lands in Tanger
Jun 1st - Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition opens in Portland, Oregon
Jun 6th - French Foreign minister Delcasse resigns on German request
Jun 7th - Norway dissolves union with Sweden (in effect since 1814)
Jun 10th - 1st forest fire lookout tower placed in operation, Greenville, Me
Jun 11th - Penns Railroad debuts fastest train in world (NY-Chicago in 18 hrs)
Jun 13th - NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
Jun 25th - Warsaw & Lodz revolt against Russian occupation
Jun 27th - Russian sailors mutiny aboard battleship "Potemkin"
Jul 3rd - Kuyper government forms in Holland
Jul 3rd - Marvin Hart KOs Jack Hart in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
Jul 4th - Phila A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game
Jul 6th - Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
Jul 7th - 127°F (53°C), Parker Ariz (state record)
Jul 8th - Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center
Jul 8th - 22nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-3 6-4)
Jul 8th - 29th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
Jul 10th - Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Technical Hague court
Jul 11th - Black intellectuals & activists organize Niagara movement
Jul 11th - Niagara Movement founded by WEB Dubois
Jul 22nd - Phila Athletic's Weldon Henley no-hits St Louis Browns, 6-0
Absolute monarch Nicholas IIAbsolute monarch Nicholas II Jul 24th - Treaty of Bjorko: Emperor Wilhelm II/Tsar Nicholas II
Jul 24th - 5th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)
Jul 30th - Dutch Covenant of Worker's union, NVV, forms
Jul 31st - Matumbi rebellion at Samanga German East Africa
Aug 6th - 26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)
Aug 9th - Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him
Aug 12th - King Leopold II opens Central Station Antwerp
Aug 14th - Ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa
Aug 15th - Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings
Aug 16th - Mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa
Aug 17th - Dutch government of De Master begins
Aug 19th - Russian Tsar installs "Imperial Duma," without legislative powers
Aug 24th - Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings
Aug 29th - Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville
Aug 30th - Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa
Aug 30th - Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro
Aug 31st - 25th US Mens Tennis: Beals C Wright beats Holcombe Ward (6-2 6-1 11-9)
Aug 31st - Mbunga-rebellion takes German Fort Mahenge East-Africa
Sep 1st - Alberta & Saskatchewan become 8th & 9th Canadian provinces
Sep 5th - Lillian Mortimer's "No Mother to Guide," premieres in Detroit
Sep 5th - Treaty of Portsmouth USA, ends Russo-Japanese War
Sep 6th - Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms
Sep 6th - Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
Sep 6th - General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
Sep 8th - Pittsburgh Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3
Sep 10th - Japanese battleship Mikasa explodes
Sep 14th - Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
Sep 14th - Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname
Sep 14th - RAC Tourist Trophy first run on Isle of Man
Sep 18th - Electric tramline opens in Rotterdam
Sep 20th - Cleveland makes AL record 7 errors in an inning
Sep 21st - Atlanta Life Insurance Co forms
Sep 22nd - 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
Sep 22nd - Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)
Sep 23rd - Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken
Sep 27th - 1st published blues composition forms sale, WC Handy Memphis Blues
Sep 27th - Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chicago White Sox, 2-0
Theoretical Physicist Albert EinsteinTheoretical Physicist Albert Einstein Sep 27th - The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishes Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", introducing the equation E=mc².
Oct 1st - František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.
Oct 5th - Orville/Wilbur Wright's "Flyer III" flight 38.5 km in 38.3"
Oct 9th - Phila A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
Oct 14th - NY Giants beats Phila A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
Oct 14th - Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
Oct 15th - Claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres
Oct 15th - Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands
Oct 16th - The Partition of Bengal (India) occurred.
Oct 20th - Great General Strike in Russia begins; lasts 11 days
Oct 20th - Russian Tsar allows Polish people to speak Polish
Oct 21st - England Pilgrim Association beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds
Oct 23rd - Edward Milton Royle's "Squaw Man," premieres in NYC

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