On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1590

Historical Events

  • Governor of Roanoke Island colony, John White, returns from England to find no trace of the colonists he had left there 3 years earlier [or Aug 18, 1591]
1590 Highlights

About August 17, 1590

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 430 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo