On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1717

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Carter, English poet, bluestocking and translator (All the Works of Epictetus Which Are Now Extant), born in Deal, England (d. 1806)
1717 Highlights

About December 16, 1717

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 303 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius