Saturday 17 March 1906, St. Patrick's Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim] and Tamara Geva.
Police Chasing Scorching Auto, directed by Sr. Wallace McCutcheon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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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
- Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim]: Berlin, Germany -- Actress (Gloria, Gold).
- Tamara Geva: dancer.
- Brigitte Helm: German-Swiss actress (d. 1996).
- Carlos Calvo Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause): dies at age 82.
- President Theodore Roosevelt uses term "muckraker".
- Stanley Cup: MontrTal Wanderers beat Ottawa Silver 7, although both winning a game, MontrTal outscores Ottawa 12-10.