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Gregorian calendar 1905

Ab urbe condita 2658
Armenian calendar 1354
Bahá'í calendar 61 – 62
Buddhist calendar 2449
Coptic calendar 1621 – 1622
Ethiopian calendar 1897 – 1898
Hebrew calendar 5665 5666
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1960 – 1961
 - Shaka Samvat 1827 – 1828
 - Kali Yuga 5006 – 5007
Holocene calendar 11905
Iranian calendar 1283 – 1284
Islamic calendar 1322 – 1323
Japanese calendar Meiji


(明治 38年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2565
Julian calendar 1950
Korean calendar 4238
Thai solar calendar 2448
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Year 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.

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As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War begins, more than 100,000 die in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos leads to a revolution against the Tsar. (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled "The Year 1905" to commemorate this.) Canada and the U.S. expand west, with the Alberta and Saskatchewan provinces and the founding of Las Vegas. 1905 is also the annus mirabilis of Albert Einstein, publishing papers which lay the foundations of quantum physics, introduced the special theory of relativity, explained Brownian motion, and established mass-energy equivalence.


Russian Revolution of 1905

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Tauride duma

March 3: Nicholas II creates the Duma.

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May 15: Las Vegas, Nevada is founded with auction of 110 acres (0.45 km2).

Einstein patentoffice

May 11: Einstein submits his dissertation.

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HMS Dreadnought 1906 H61017

October 2: HMS Dreadnought.

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  1. ^ Blake, Richard. The Book of Postal Dates, 1635-1985. Caterham: Marden. p. 20. 

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People of the year 1905 at Familypedia

152 people were born in 1905

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Carl David Anderson (1905-1991)Carl David Anderson (1878-aft1905)Emma Adolfina Ajaxson (1878)
Ethel Nora Anthoney (1905-1977)Charles Anthoney (1867-1955)Esther Louisa Long (1871-1946)
Dorothy Arens (1905-1930)
Clifford Charles Arquette (1905-1974)Charles-Augustus Arquette (1878-1927)Winifred Ethel Clark (1878-1966)
Dorothy Olive Baker (1905-1972)William Edward Baker (1861-1947)(Mary) Eliza Box (1868-1952)
James Edward Purcell Baldwin (1905-1990)John Henry Baldwin (1877-1948)Agnes Agatha Purcell (1875-1948)
Barney Balkoff (1905-1969)
Melissa Barley (1905-1989)
William Lannie Beard (1905-1970)Charles Edward "Charlie" BeardDollie Louella Barnett
Owen Arthur Justin Bellamy (c1905-1996)James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)Catherine Conroy (1869-1954)
Maisie Nina Berggy (1905-1982)Frank Arthur Berggy (1876-1950)Martha Malvena Cramp (1874-1937)
Alice Berliner (1905-1978)
Astrid of Sweden (1905-1935)O. Carl W. of Sweden (1861-1951)Ingeborg of Denmark (1878-1958)
Mervyn Ronald Binnie (1905-1931)William Albert Andrew Binnie (1882-1918)Mary Victoria Wain (c1881-c1943)
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30 children were born to the 65 women born in 1905

206 people died in 1905

 FatherMotherAge at death
Mary Ann Alcorn (1830-1905)Richard Alcorn (c1799-1879)Charlotte Golledge (1808-1851)75
Rebecca Alderton (c1822-1905)James Alderton (1778-1851)Susan Middleditch83
Elisha Smith Aldrich (1836-1905)Elisha Mathewson Aldrich (1809-1898)Rebecca Phetteplace Evans (1818-1874)69
James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)James Allred (1784-1876)Elizabeth Warren (1786-1879)80
Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905)Isaac Allred (1788-1870)Mary Calvert (1793-1851)83
Archibald Alston (1827-1905)William Alston (1798-1851)Agnes Menzies (1793-1866)78
Mary Ann Howell Arbuthnot (1816-1905)William Arbuthnot (1781-1852)Mary Howell (1782-1854)89
Sarah Archer (1823-1905)James Archer (1795-1856)Sarah Eade (1798-1878)
Henry Hugh Armstead (1828-1905)John Armstead (-)77
Hugh Wells Armstead (1865-1943)Henry Hugh Armstead (1828-1905)Sarah Wells (1833-1906)
Louise Caroline Gindrat Arnold (1828-1905)Richard James Arnold (1796-1873)Louisa Carolina Gindrat (1804-1871)77
Charles Fuller Barnard (1859-1905)George Barnard (1833-1896)Jane Sophia Fuller (1835-1924)46
Edson Barney (1806-1905)Royal Barney (1783-1856)Rachel Marsh Barney (1783-1864)99
Ellen Barrett (1847-1905)George J Barrett (1821-1899)Dinah Danewood (1821-1904)58
Thomas Bradbury Bartlett (1829-1905)Bradbury Bartlett (?-?)Molly True (?-?)
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14457 people lived in 1905

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
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Events of the year 1905 at FamilypediaEdit

202 people were married in 1905.

 Joined with
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Elizabeth Clare Hall (c1881-1968)
John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)
Henrietta Albury (1878-1954)William Henry Whatson (1879-1949)
Henrietta Elizabeth Allen (1868-1943)Thomas Henry Flett (1847-1899)+Samuel James Snape (1843-1931)
William Charles Apps (1885-1954)Amelia Osmond (1883-1968)
William George Archer (1869-1940)Jessie Finch (1871-1953)
Maria Barbara Bach (1877-aft1911)Johann Andreas Dombacher (1877-1945)
William Edward Baglin (1839-1908)Mary Stallard (c1839-1904)+Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958)
Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)Anna Fidelia Beck (1889-1963)
Harold Pryor Barton (1879-1915)Eva Monaro Falkner (1878-1958)
Henry John Bate (1881-1967)Lilla Percival (1881-1916)+Elsie May Mead (1891-1970)
Hazel Young Beatie (1882-1968)Edward Partridge Kimball (1882-1937)
Anna Fidelia Beck (1889-1963)Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)+ James Klok (1887-1968)
Marion Hubbard Graham Bell (1880-1962)David Grandison Fairchild (1869-1954)
George Bellamy (1857-1938)Mary Ann Reed (-1944)+Ada Louise Rootes (1867-1952)
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There were 0 military battles in 1905.

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