On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1882

Historical Events

  • 1st Dutch female physician Aletta Jacobs opens her office

Famous Birthdays

Arnold Rothstein

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

  • 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? 140 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn