On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • "Bill" William Gargan, American actor (The Bells of St. Mary's, You Only Live Once), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1979)
  • Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan
1905 Highlights

About July 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer