May 15, 1817 in History

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Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority (modern Indonesia), under Thomas Matulesia (aka Kapitan Pattimura)
  • Opening of the first private mental health hospital in the United States, the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason (now Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Birthdays in History

  • Debendranath Tagore, Indian religious reformer (d. 1905)