On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Johann Adam Zeller, Austrian composer, dies at 56
1898 Highlights

About August 17, 1898

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo