On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1893

Historical Events

  • -17°F (-27°C), Millsboro, Delaware (state record)
  • Franco-Russian Alliance is signed
  • Queen Liliuokalani is deposed by an American coup, Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic

Famous Deaths

Person of interestRutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US President (Republican: 1877-81), dies of a heart attack at 70

19th US President Rutherford B. Hayes
19th US President
Rutherford B. Hayes
1893 Highlights

About January 17, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn