What Happened on February 17, 1874

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Thomas J. Watson, Sr., American businessman (Chairman and CEO of IBM, 1914-1956), born in Campbell, New York (d. 1956)

Businessman and Entrepreneur Thomas J. Watson
Businessman and Entrepreneur
Thomas J. Watson

Famous Deaths

  • Adolphe Quetelet, Belgian astronomer, mathematician and sociologist (body mass index scale), dies at 77