Tuesday 17 March 1908, St. Patrick's DayUS date format: 3/17/1908, UK date format: 17/3/1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include André Larquetoux and Brigitte Helm.
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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
- André Larquetoux
- Brigitte Helm: German actress (d. 1996).
- Radie Britain: composer.
- Oscar Gundersen: Norwegian jurist and politician of the Labour Party.
- Andre Larquetoux: French engineer and inventor.
- Marcel Perrin: France sport Champion.
- Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Tommy Burns knocks out Jem Roche in 88 seconds).