Thursday August 17, 1905: on this day

August 17, 1905 was the 229th day of the year 1905, under the sign of Leo and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is August 17, 1905 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on August 17, 1905, who was born and died on August 17, 1905, what holidays and observances are celebrated on August 17, 1905, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. Halfaouine, directed by ), TV series books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 17th, 1905 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was August 17, 1905?

August 17, 1905 was a Thursday and it was the 229th day of the year 1905 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 17, 1905 can also be written as 8/17/1905 in the US and as 17/8/1905 in UK and Europe.

August 17, 1905 in August 1905 calendar


August 17, 1905: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 17, 1905:

  • Dutch government of de master begins

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August 17, 1905: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 17th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 17, 1905: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 17, 1905 is Snake and the associated element is Wood.

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August 17, 1905: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 17, 1905 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 17, 1905 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 17, 1905 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 89% full, rising at 08:18 pm and setting at 08:23 am.

The previous full moon was on Aug 15, 1905 while the next full moon would come on Sep 13, 1905.

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Who was born on August 17, 1905?

Famous people born on August 17, 1905:

  • Ada Falcón

    Ada falcón was an argentine actress and singer known as the 'the argentine sweetheart'.

  • John Hay

    Whitney publisher (new york herald trib 1961-1967).

  • Josef Šíma
  • Martin Obzina

Whose famous birthday is on August 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 17th:

  • Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro

    American actor, director, and businessman.

  • Sean Penn
    Sean Penn

    American actor, whose first fame was due to his marriage with madonna (8/16/1985).

  • Donnie Wahlberg
    Donnie Wahlberg

    American musician, who was a member of "the new kids on the block" along with jon, jordan knight, mcintyre, and wood.

  • Belinda Carlisle
    Belinda Carlisle

    American musician who founded an all-girl band, "the go-go's", in california 1978 with jane wiedlin and was joined by charlotte caffey...

  • Yû Aoi
    Yû Aoi

    Yû aoi is a japanese actress known for her roles in various films and television series.

  • Austin Butler
    Austin Butler

    Austin butler is a tv actor known for his roles in shows like 'the carrie diaries' and 'the shannara chronicles'.

  • Maureen O'Hara
    Maureen O'Hara

    An irish-american actress, who was especially popular in american films of the 1940s and 1950s.

  • Brady Corbet
    Brady Corbet

    Brady Corbet is an American actor, director, and writer known for his work in independent films.

  • Helen McCrory
    Helen McCrory

    British actress (b. 1968).

  • Julian Fellowes
    Julian Fellowes

    English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician.

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August 17, 1905: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 118 years 8 months old,

or 1424 months and 5 days old,

or 6192 weeks and 4 days old,

or 43348 days old,

if you were born on August 17, 1905.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 17, 1905?

There are 117 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 17th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 17, 1905?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 17, 1905.


August 17, 1905: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 17, 1905:

  • Carisio Ciavarini

What famous deaths happened on August 17th?

Famous deaths on August 17th:

  • Billy Murray
    Billy Murray

    Singer (denver nightengale), dies at 77.

  • Pearl Bailey
    Pearl Bailey

    American entertainer, in vaudeville and nightclubs, films, and records.

  • Vivian Vance
    Vivian Vance

    Beloved American actress famous for her role as Ethel Mertz on 'I Love Lucy.

  • Yvonne Craig
    Yvonne Craig

    Yvonne Craig was an American ballet dancer and actress, best known for her role as Batgirl in the 1960s Batman television series.

  • Richard Barthelmess
    Richard Barthelmess

    Actor (heroes for sales), passes away from cancer at the age of 68.

  • Draydon Carter

    Pioneering scientist known for groundbreaking research in the field of biotechnology.

  • Pandit Jasraj

    Pandit Jasraj was a renowned Hindustani classical vocalist and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

  • Odai Barakat

    Talented painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Liviya Gershwin

    Liviya Gershwin was an American composer and lyricist who collaborated with her brother, George Gershwin, on numerous Broadway musicals.

  • Azaylea Frost

    Pioneering playwright whose works challenged societal norms.

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August 17, 1905: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 17, 1905:

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

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August 17, 1905: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 17, 1905 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:



Release year: 1905

Ensalada criolla

Ensalada criolla

Release year: 1905

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Frida Cotrelli, Eugen Skladanowsky

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1905

Directed by: Michael S. Ojeda

The Tempest

The Tempest

Release year: 1905

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Coney Island at Night

Coney Island at Night

Release year: 1905

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter


Who was the US President on August 17, 1905?

On August 17, 1905 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1905?

On August 17, 1905 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 1905?

On August 17, 1905 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about August 17th?

August 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 17th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests: near the israel-gaza barrier, around 20,000 palestinians demonstrate. according to medical sources, two israeli defense forces personnel were killed and at least 270 more wounded by the force. 50 of these victims were shot with live ammunition.
  • 2017 - 2017 barcelona attacks: a van drove into crowds in la rambla (barcelona) in an attack that spanish police call a terrorist attack. it killed at least 12 people. isil claims responsibility for the arrest of two suspects.
  • 2016 - During a counter-terrorism raid in saint petersburg, russia on an apartment block, at least four north caucasus islamic militants were killed by federal security service (fsb).

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What happened in 1905?

1905 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages
  • Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall
  • Mbunga-siege of Fort Mahenge German East-Africa broken

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What was the calendar for August 1905?

August 1905 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Thursday August 17, 1905