On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1896

Famous Birthdays

  • Brasílio Itiberê da Cunha Luz, Brazilian composer, born in Curitiba, State of Paraná, Brazil (d. 1967)
  • Hannah Tillich, German-American writer (Harbor Mouse) and wife of Paul Tillich, born in Rotenburg an der Fulda, Germany (d. 1988)
1896 Highlights

About May 17, 1896

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus