What Happened on January 17, 1834

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • August Weismann, German biologist (d. 1914)
  • Wilhelmina Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, daughter of Mimi Bia, born in Amsterdam (d. 1902)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)