What Happened on November 17, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Baker, Davis WV, actor (Keystone Kops)
  • Frank Fay, American actor (God's Gift to Women, Love Nest), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sara Haden, actress (A Family Affair), born in Galveston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • George Hendric Houghton, American Protestant Episcopal clergyman (b. 1820)