July 17, 1878 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Nqwiliso, tribal chief of Western Pondoland and eldest son of Ndamase, signs a treaty with H.G. Elliott ceding sovereign rights and shipping in the Umzimvubu River mouth to the Cape government, Southern Africa

Deaths in History

  • Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65