On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Hendrik Blaauw, Dutch botanist (Perception of Light), born in Elst, Overbetuwe, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • Frank Schulte, American baseball outfielder (NL MVP 1911; Chicago Cubs), born in Cochecton, New York (d. 1949)
1882 Highlights

About September 17, 1882

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo