On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1892

Historical Events

  • Tchaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette" premieres in St Petersburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Barry, American basketball coach (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

  • George Brayton, American engineer who developed the Brayton Cycle combustion engine, dies at 62
1892 Highlights

About December 17, 1892

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius