What Happened on December 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ugyen Wangchuck became 1st hereditary king of Bhutan

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist (Kelvin Scale) and engineer (transatlantic telegraph), dies of a chill at 83

Mathematical Physicist and Engineer William Thomson
Mathematical Physicist and Engineer
William Thomson