What Happened on June 17, 1882

Historical Events

  • Tornado kills 130 in Iowa

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, born in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (d. 1918)

Harold GilliesHarold Gillies (1882-1960)

New Zealand father of modern plastic surgery who pioneered skin graft techniques on injured soldiers in WWI, born in Dunedin, New Zealand [1]

Igor StravinskyIgor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps - The Rite of Spring; The Firebird), born in Oranienbaum, Russia

Born in 1882
1882 Highlights

About June 17, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini