On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1893

Famous Birthdays

Mae West

Mae West, American actress and singer (She Done him Wrong), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksey Apukhtin, Russian poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52 [NS=8/29]
1893 Highlights

About August 17, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo