On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1897

Historical Events

  • William Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti

Famous Deaths

  • Sebastian Kneipp, Bavarian priest and naturopathist (known for "Kneipp Cure" form of hydrotherapy), dies at 76
1897 Highlights

About June 17, 1897

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini