On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Señor Wences, Spanish ventriloquist (his hand acts as a puppet) and comedian, born in Peñaranda de Bracamonte, Salamanca, Spain (d. 1999)
1896 Highlights

About April 17, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries