What Happened on December 17, 1894

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cricket day 3 1T Australia v Engand; England 325 all out, 261 behind on 1st innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Fiedler, conductor (Boston Pops), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • David Butler, director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane), born in San Francisco, California
  • Hans Henny Jahnn, writer
  • Hans [Henry] Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics)
  • Willem Schermerhorn, Neth premier (1945-46)