Friday 17 November 1905
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Astrid Bernadotte and Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky].
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Astrid Bernadotte: Princess of Sweden.
- Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky]: St. Petersburg, Russia -- Actor (My Man Godfrey).
- Wazyk [Adam Wagman]: Polish poet / author (Eyes & Mouth).
- Queen Astrid: of the Belgians (d. 1935).
- Astrid : Swedish-Belgian royalty, married King Leopold III of Belgium November 1926.
- Mischa Auer: Russian-born American actor who moved to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He first appeared in film in 1928. Auer had a long career playing in many of the era's best known films, and he received an Academy Award nomination in 1936. He later moved into television and acted in films again in France and Italy well into the 1960s. He died of cardiovascular disease in Rome on 5 March 1967.
- Anneliese Maier: German historian of science.
- Franéois Quilici: Ajaccio Journalist
- Astrid of: Astrid of Sweden (d. 1935)
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- Where the Morning Glories Twine Around the Door - Byron G. Harlan
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