Thursday August 17, 1905
US date format: 8/17/1905, UK date format: 17/8/1905
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ada Falcón and John Hay.
Avenged, directed by Michael S. Ojeda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1905?