On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1898

Historical Events

  • Camp Merritt forms in Presidio [see 0503]

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Casson, Canadian painter (member of Group of Seven), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1992)
1898 Highlights

About May 17, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus