On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1833

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • James T. Holtzclaw, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in McDonough, Georgia (d. 1893)

Famous Deaths

  • Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe (who claimed to have grown up in the total isolation of a darkened cell), murdered at 21