What Happened on April 17, 1837

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

J. P. Morgan, Sr. [John Pierpont], American financier and philanthropist (General Electric, Steel Corporation, AT&T), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1913)

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan

Famous Deaths

  • Edouard viscount de Walckiers, very wealthy slave trader, dies