On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer
  • Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), born in Nagoya, Japan (d. 1998)
  • Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)
1898 Highlights

About October 17, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra