On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1889

Famous Deaths

  • N.G. [Nikolay Gavrilovich] Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (What Is to Be Done?), dies at 61
1889 Highlights

About October 17, 1889

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra