On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMae West

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

Actress Mae West
Mae West

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksei N Apuchtin, Russian poet (Stichotvorenia), dies at 52[NS=8/29]