Sunday 17 December 1905
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Heifitz and Simo Hayha.
Konung Haakons mottagning i Kristiania, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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- Joseph Heifitz: film director.
- Simo Hayha: Finnish sniper (d. 2002).
- Erico Lopes Verissimo: Brazilian writer (d. 1975).
- Gilbert Auvergne: French Olympic runner, he participated in the 4 x 100-meter relay in the track and field events in Amsterdam at the 1928 games.
- Henri Malartre: French industrialist, the founder of 'Musée de l'automobile Henri-Malartre,' the first automobile museum in France.
- Simo Häyhä: Finnish soldier and sniper (d. 2002)
- Mohammad Hidayatullah: Indian lawyer judge and politician 6th Vice President of India (d. 1992)
- Erico Verissimo: Brazilian author and translator (d. 1975)
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