On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1899

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of British field marshal, dies in battle
1899 Highlights

About December 17, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius