What Happened on January 17, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Valentine, British cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 100; Kent CCC, Cambridge University CC), born in Blackheath, England (d. 1983)
  • Cus D'Amato, American boxing manager (d. 1985)
  • L. V. Prasad, Indian pioneering filmmaker, born in Somavarappadu, Madras Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
Born in 1908

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, dies at 72
1908 Highlights

About January 17, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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