On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1906

Famous Birthdays

  • Hazel Bishop, American chemist and cosmetics manufacturer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)
  • Marcello Caetano, last Portuguese prime minister of the Estado Novo regime (1968-1974), born in Gra├ža, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1980)
1906 Highlights

About August 17, 1906

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo