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Wednesday 17 May 1905

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Henry Fonda and John Patrick. Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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What the sky looked like on 17 May 1905

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Movies

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Fireworks

Directed by: Katie Messer

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The Sign of the Cross

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Michael Anderson

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A Father's Honor

The Grand National

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Waseda University of Tokyo defeats Los Angeles High School 5-3 in baseball.
  • Kappa Delta Rho is founded in in room 14 of Old Painter Hall at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 17, 1905 - Geocentric view

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