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). 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
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Directed by: Michael S. Ojeda

The Tempest

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Coney Island at Night

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter


Ginnastica moderna (Troupe Nagels)


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 17, 1905?


  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes


  • Dutch government of De Master begins

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