On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1906

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: ECAHA playoff: Montreal Wanderers lose, 9-3 to Ottawa HC but win challenge series, 12-10 on aggregate
  • The Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], German actress (Gloria, Gold, Metropolis), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Michael O'Shea, American actor (It's a Great Life, Lady of Burlesque), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1973)
  • Tamara Geva, Russian-born dancer and actress, born in St. Petersburg (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82
1906 Highlights

About March 17, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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