On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1890

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cecil Rhodes becomes Premier of Cape Colony

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes

1890 Highlights

About July 17, 1890

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer