What Happened on February 17, 1883

Historical Events

  • Arthur Ashwell patents 'vacant/engaged' toilet lock in London, England

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? 140 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius