On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1883

Historical Events

  • A Ashwell patents vacant/engaged toilet lock in London

Famous Deaths

  • Napoléon Coste, French guitarist and composer, dies at 76
  • Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, Indian independence activist and revolutionary, dies at 37
1883 Highlights

About February 17, 1883

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius