On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer
  • Cus D'Amato, American boxing manager (d. 1985)

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? 113 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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