On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1883

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Bernes, British composer and novelist, born in Apley Hall, Shropshire (d. 1950)
  • William Carlos Williams, American physician and poet, born in Rutherford, New Jersey (d. 1963)
1883 Highlights

About September 17, 1883

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo