What Happened on December 17, 1907

Historical Events

  • Ugyen Wangchuck became 1st hereditary king of Bhutan

Famous Deaths

William Thomson (1824-1907)

1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist (Kelvin Scale) and engineer (transatlantic telegraph), dies of a chill at 83

1907 Highlights

About December 17, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Sagittarius