On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1896

Historical Events

Historic Event

Polar explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Frederick Jackson meet by chance in Franz Josef Land, the Arctic

1896 Highlights

About June 17, 1896

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini