On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1860

Historical Events

  • 1st British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Sr. wins inaugural event by 2 strokes from fellow Scot Tom Morris Sr

Famous Birthdays

  • Dionyssios Lavrangas, Greek conductor, composer, and pedagogue, born in Argostólion, Greece (d. 1915)
1860 Highlights

About October 17, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra