On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Hopkins, US politician, Secretary of Commerce under FDR (Loan & Lease law), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1946)
  • Stefan Bastyr, Polish aviator (d. 1920)
1890 Highlights

About August 17, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo