On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1621

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Myles Standish is elected as the first commander of the Plymouth Colony

Military Leader of Plymouth Colony Myles Standish
Military Leader of Plymouth Colony
Myles Standish

1621 Highlights

About February 17, 1621

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 400 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius