On This Day

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)

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Rite of Spring), born in Oranienbaum, Russia (d. 1971) [OS 5th June]

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky

1882 Highlights

About June 17, 1882

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini