On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Érico Lopes Veríssimo, Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
  • Joseph Heifitz, film director
  • Simo Häyhä, Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
1905 Highlights

About December 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius