Sunday 17 January 1904US date format: 1/17/1904, UK date format: 17/1/1904
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patsy Ruth Miller and Grant Withers.
Jupiter's Thunderballs, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Patsy Ruth Miller: Actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91.
- Grant Withers: Pueblo, Colorado -- Actor (Oklahoma, Annie).
- Patsy Ruth Miller actress (QuTbec: Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds).
- Hem Vejakorn: Thai painter and illustrator (d. 1969).
- Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard receives its premiere performance at the Moscow Art Theatre.