What Happened on January 17, 1905

Historical Events

  • Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer & C G Scannell, Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Schmid, German climber (1st to ascend northside of Matterhorn 1931), born in Garmisch, Germany (d. 1992)
  • Grant Withers, American actor (Rio Grande, Oklahoma, Annie), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (d. 1966)
Born in 1905
1905 Highlights

About January 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn