What Happened on January 17, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Civil War skirmish near Newtown, Virginia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister (Liberal: 1916-22), born in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Lancashire, England (d. 1945)

British Prime Minister David Lloyd George
British Prime Minister
David Lloyd George
  • Henry Charles Tonking, composer
  • Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russia, director (Stanislavski Method)

Famous Deaths

  • E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73