On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1881

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)
  • Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
1881 Highlights

About March 17, 1881

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces