On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthemus "Art" Acord, American silent film actor and rodeo champion (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists), born in Glenwood, Utah (d. 1931)

Famous Deaths

  • John Barnett, composer, dies at 87
1890 Highlights

About April 17, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries