On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1895

Historical Events

  • Anti-Saloon League of America formed, Washington, D.C.
  • George Brownell patents a machine to make paper twine (Mass)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Patterson, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1919, 21; Australian C'ships 1927), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1967)
1895 Highlights

About December 17, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius