On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1905

Historical Events

  • Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Oberlander, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (National C'ship 1954), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Serge Alexandrovich, gov-gen Moscow, murdered
1905 Highlights

About February 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius