On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1901

Historical Events

  • The Royal Titles Act adds the words 'and the British Dominions beyond the Seas' to the monarch's style

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Audran, French composer, dies at 61
1901 Highlights

About August 17, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo