On This Day

November 17, 1894 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Daily Racing Form founded

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

Serial Killer H. H. Holmes
Serial Killer
H. H. Holmes

Birthdays in History

  • Eelco van Kleffens, minister of Foreign affairs (1939-46)/diplomat
  • Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51)