On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1834

Famous Birthdays

  • August Weismann, German biologist (d. 1914)
  • Wilhelmina Albregt-Engelman, Dutch actress, daughter of Mimi Bia, born in Amsterdam (d. 1902)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist, dies at 71
1834 Highlights

About January 17, 1834

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 186 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn