On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1877

Historical Events

  • Gilbert and Sullivan's operette "Sorcerer" premieres in London
  • Russia launches a surprise night attack that overruns Turkish forces at Kars, Armenia

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Calder, the first NHL President (d. 1943)
1877 Highlights

About November 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio