On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1893

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick McKinley Jones, American inventor (developments in refrigeration), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1961)
1893 Highlights

About May 17, 1893

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus