Monday December 17, 1906
US date format: 12/17/1906, UK date format: 17/12/1906
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1906). 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 Florent-Joseph Bureau and Russell C Newhouse.
The Witch, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..