On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Howells, British organist, composer (chiefly of Anglican Church scared music), and teacher, born in Lydney, Gloucestershire England (d. 1983)
  • Otakar Jeremiáš, Czech composer and conductor, born in Písek, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (d. 1943)
1892 Highlights

About October 17, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 129 years
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra