1905

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4601 or 4541
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1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar, the 1905th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 905th year of the 2nd millennium, the 5th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1905, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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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 the 1905 Russian Revolution against Nicholas II of Russia (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this) and the start of Revolution in the Kingdom of Poland. Canada and the U.S. expand west, with the Alberta and Saskatchewan provinces and the founding of Las Vegas. 1905 is also the year in which Albert Einstein, at this time resident in Bern, publishes his four Annus Mirabilis papers in Annalen der Physik (Leipzig) (March 18, May 11, June 30 and September 27), laying the foundations for more than a century's study of theoretical physics.

Events

"Baby New Year", a cartoon by John T. McCutcheon depicting the new year 1905 chasing the old 1904 into the history books McCutcheonNY1905.jpg
"Baby New Year", a cartoon by John T. McCutcheon depicting the new year 1905 chasing the old 1904 into the history books
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1905: Einstein's "miracle year"

January

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January 22 (9 O.S.): The Bloody Sunday massacre of Russian demonstrators at the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg

February

March

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March 3: Nicholas II of Russia creates the Duma
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March 4: Theodore Roosevelt at about the time he is sworn in for a full term as 26th President of the United States

April

May

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May 15: Las Vegas is founded with auction of 110 acres (0.45 km)

June

July

August

September

October

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October 2: HMS Dreadnought

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

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Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu
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Tex Ritter
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Takeo Fukuda
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Saeb Salam
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Christian Dior
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Maria von Trapp

February

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Emilio Segrè
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Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan
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Harold Arlen

March

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William Cagney
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Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg
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Albert Speer
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Pote Sarasin

April

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Paul Hasluck
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Serge Lifar
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George H. Hitchings
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Pat Brown
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Raúl Leoni

May

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Joseph Cotten
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Henry Fonda

June

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Jean-Paul Sartre

July

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Giuseppe Girotti
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Clara Bow
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Dag Hammarskjöld

August

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Myrna Loy
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Abeid Karume

September

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Carl David Anderson
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Agnes de Mille
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Greta Garbo
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Max Schmeling
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Helen Wills
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Félix Houphouët-Boigny
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Felix Bloch

October

November

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Lois Mailou Jones
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Queen Astrid of Belgium
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Frank Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford
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Cliff Arquette

December

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Deaths

January

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Ernst Abbe

February

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Adolph von Menzel

March

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Jules Verne

April

May

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Francisco Silvela

June

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Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini
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Blessed Małgorzata Szewczyk

July

August

September

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Rene Goblet

October

November

December

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Nobel Prizes

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