Sunday December 17, 1905
US date format: 12/17/1905, UK date format: 17/12/1905
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Simo Hayha and Joseph Heifitz.
The Night Before Christmas, directed by Diane Paloma Eskenazi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1905?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Haydn Quartet - Silent Night, Hallowed Night