On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1888

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky' conducts the premiere of his 5th Symphony at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie), born (d. 1973)
1888 Highlights

About November 17, 1888

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio