On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Schnabel, Austrian pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas), born in Lipnik, Moravia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • George Jennings, English sanitary engineer (invented first public flush toilets), dies at 71
1882 Highlights

About April 17, 1882

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries