Friday February 17, 1905: on this day

February 17, 1905 was the 48th day of the year 1905, under the sign of Aquarius and the day of the week was Friday.

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

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

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What day of the week was February 17, 1905?

February 17, 1905 was a Friday and it was the 47th day of the year 1905 in the Gregorian calendar.

February 17, 1905 can also be written as 2/17/1905 in the US and as 17/2/1905 in UK and Europe.

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February 17, 1905: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on February 17, 1905:

  • Frances Willard becomes 1st women honored in National Statuary Hall
  • At Fremantle, Western Australia, the R.M.S. ''Orizaba'' is wrecked, but all 160 passengers and the mail are saved.

February 17, 1905: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on February 17, 1905?

Famous people born on February 17, 1905:

  • Rózsa Péter
  • Raffaele Carrieri

    Italian poet and writer.

  • Osvald Käpp

    Estonian wrestler.

Whose famous birthday is on February 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on February 17th:

  • Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter known for his soulful voice and chart-topping hits, such as 'Shape of You' and 'Thinking Out...

  • Billie Joe Armstrong

    Billie Joe Armstrong is a musician and the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day.

  • Paris Hilton
    Paris Hilton

    American actress, socialite, and great-granddaughter to Conrad Hilton, founder, Hilton hotels.

  • Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan

    American basketball legend, known as "Best Player Alive" by many.

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

You are 118 years 9 months old,

or 1425 months and 18 days old,

or 6198 weeks and 4 days old,

or 43390 days old,

if you were born on February 17, 1905.

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

There are 74 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday February 17th 2024.

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

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


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

Famous people who died on February 17, 1905:

  • Serge Alexandrovich Governor-General Moscow


  • Serge Alexandrovitch de Russie
  • William Bickerton

    English-American religious leader, 3rd President of The Church of Jesus Christ.

What famous deaths happened on February 17th?

Famous deaths on February 17th:

  • Thelonious Monk

    American jazz composer and pianist, Monk is often referred to as "The High Priest Of Bebop".

  • Lee Strasberg

    Austria -- Acting coach/actor (Somewhere in The Night).

  • Donald Wolfit
    Donald Wolfit

    British distinguished thespian and manager, who brought Shakespeare to the colonies, performed both entertaining and hammy roles in films.

  • Steve Bechler

    American baseball player (Born 1979).

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

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for February 17, 1905 is Aquarius.

Aquarius is the 11th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between January 20th and February 18th belong to the Aquarius sign: discover Aquarius personality and who should a Aquarius marry.

Babies born in February are either Aquarius or Pisces. People born before February 18th are Aquarius, while people born from February 19th have the sign of Pisces.

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

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

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

Holidays on February 17, 1905:

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
  • Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.

Observances on February 17, 1905:

  • Global Tourism Resilience Day

Saints celebrated on February 17, 1905:

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Saint Silvinus

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

The most popular movies on February 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

Abajo la careta

Abajo la careta

Release year: 1904

The Bengali Fisherman

The Bengali Fisherman

Release year: 1904

Starring: George Nathaniel Curzon

Elämää esplanaadikadulla

Elämää esplanaadikadulla

Release year: 1904

Over the Hedge

Over the Hedge

Release year: 1905

Directed by: Tim Johnson

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February 17, 1905: What was the lunar phase on that day?

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The lunar phase on February 17, 1905 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on February 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 February 17, 1905 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 97% full, rising at 03:22 pm and setting at 05:47 am.

The previous full moon was on Jan 21, 1905 while the next full moon would come on Feb 19, 1905.

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Who was the US President on February 17, 1905?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 17, 1905?

On February 17, 1905 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about February 17th?

February 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of February. 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 February 17th, such as:

  • 2019 - After Flybmi filed for bankruptcy, hundreds of European airline passengers were left homeless.
  • 2018 - 2018 Oaxaca earthquakes: A military helicopter assessing the damage was carrying Alejandro Murat Hinojosa, the Governor of Oaxaca, and Alfonso Navarrete Prida (Mexico's Secretary for the Interior). The helicopter crashes over Jamiltepec killing 13 people. These are the only deaths related to the earthquake that have been reported. (CNN)Earthquakes on the British Isles: The strongest earthquake in the United Kingdom in ten years occurs in Swansea.
  • 2017 - Boko Haram insurgency - Seven suicide bombers explode after trying to attack a camp of displaced people in Maiduguri (Nigeria)

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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 February 1905?

February 1905 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with February being the 2nd 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.

Discover how February 1905 calendar looked like.

Friday February 17, 1905