On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1894

Historical Events

  • Phils get 36 hits, Sam Thompson hits for cycle beating Louisville 29-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian, poet and author (Jorden), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1965)
  • Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
1894 Highlights

About August 17, 1894

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo