On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy M. Richardson, English novelist (Pilgrimage), born in Abington, Berkshire (d. 1957)
  • Henri Barbusse, French novelist (Le Feu), born in Asnieres, France (d. 1935)
1873 Highlights

About May 17, 1873

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus