On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1866

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Satie, French composer (GymnopĂ©dies), born in Honfleur, Normandy (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Bernhard Marx, German composer, dies at 70
1866 Highlights

About May 17, 1866

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus