On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1905

Historical Events

Historic Event

Albert Einstein finishes his scientific paper detailing his Quantum Theory of Light, one of the foundations of modern physics

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Eleanor Roosevelt (20) marries Franklin D. Roosevelt (23) later 32nd US President in New York, & given away by her uncle, 26th President Theodore Roosevelt

1905 Highlights

About March 17, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces