What Happened on January 17, 1857

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Augustin Lauste, French inventor (1st sound-on-film recording), born in Montmartre, France (d. 1935)
  • Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Der Evangelimann - The Evangelist; Der Kuhreigen), born in Waizenkirchen, Austria (d. 1941)
Born in 1857
1857 Highlights

About January 17, 1857

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn