On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillermo Uribe Holguin, composer
  • Lawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (d. 1912)
  • Sir Patrick Hastings, British barrister (d. 1952)
1880 Highlights

About March 17, 1880

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces