On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Luther Martin, aviator (Collier Trophy-1933)
  • Ronald Firbank, British novelist (The Flower Beneath the Foot), born in London, England (d. 1926)
1886 Highlights

About January 17, 1886

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn