What Happened on December 17, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • In Turkey the new parliament convenes with reformist Young Turks as the majority

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Willard Frank Libby, American chemist (carbon-14 "atomic clock" - Nobel 1960), born in Grand Valley, Colorado (d. 1980)

Chemist Willard Libby
Willard Libby
  • William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer