On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1882

Historical Events

  • 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens her office

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestArnold Rothstein

Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), born in NYC, New York (d, 1928)

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein
  • Noah Beery, American character actor (Story of Esther, The Mark of Zorro), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1946)
1882 Highlights

About January 17, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn