Thursday 17 March 1904, St. Patrick's DayUS date format: 3/17/1904, UK date format: 17/3/1904
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Geo Gerald and Jean Besson.
A Miracle Under the Inquisition, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day