On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1900

Historical Events

  • Bernhard von Bülow becomes German Chancellor

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Arthur, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1991)
  • Teodoro Valcárcel, Peruvian classical composer (d. 1942)
1900 Highlights

About October 17, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra