What Happened on December 17, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Érico Lopes Veríssimo, Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
  • Iosif Kheifits [Joseph Heifitz], Belarusian-Soviet film director (Member of the Government), born in Minsk, (d. 1995)
  • Simo Häyhä, Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
Born in 1905
1905 Highlights

About December 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius