Sunday 17 December 1905
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Konung Haakons mottagning i Kristiania, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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- Simo Häyhä: Finnish soldier and sniper (d. 2002).
- Mohammad Hidayatullah: Indian lawyer judge and politician 6th Vice President of India (d. 1992).
- Erico Verissimo: Brazilian author and translator (d. 1975).
- Gilbert Auvergne: French Olympic runner, he participated in the 4 x 100-meter relay in the track and field events in Amsterdam at the 1928 games.
- Henri Malartre: French industrialist, the founder of 'Musée de l'automobile Henri-Malartre,' the first automobile museum in France.
- Simo Hayha: Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
- Erico Lopes Verissimo: Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
- Joseph Heifitz: film director.
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- Silent Night, Hallowed Night - Haydn Quartet
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