What Happened on March 17, 1905

Historical Events

Quantum Theory of Light

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

Famous Weddings

Eleanor & Franklin D. Roosevelt

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? 118 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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