What Happened on November 17, 1877

Historical Events

  • Russia launches a surprise night attack that overruns Turkish forces at Kars, Armenia

The Sorcerer

W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's comic opera "The Sorcerer" premieres at the Opera Comique, London

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Calder, British born Canadian ice hockey executive (first NHL President), born in Bristol, England (d. 1943)
Born in 1877

About November 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio