On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1905

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Schmid, German ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)
  • Grant Withers, American actor (Rio Grande, Oklahoma, Annie), born in Pueblo, Colorado (d. 1959)
  • Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (d. 1966)
  • Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (d. 2005)
1905 Highlights

About January 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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