On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1881

Famous Birthdays

  • Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great South African all-rounder early 20th cent)
  • Johannes CB "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter

Famous Deaths

  • Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62
1881 Highlights

About December 17, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius