On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1891

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Robertson Hare, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Msiri, ruler of the Garanganze Kingdom, Congo (Katanga), dies in battle against Belgian funded expedition
  • Omer Bodson, Belgian captain, dies in battle against Msiri, ruler of Garanganze Kingdom in the Congo