On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1872

Historical Events

  • Bohemian Club incorporated in San Francisco

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Sobolewski, Polish-American violinist and composer, dies at 63
1872 Highlights

About May 17, 1872

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus