On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Jelmoli, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Zurich (d. 1936)
  • May Gibbs, Australian children's author (d. 1969)
1877 Highlights

About January 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn