On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1717

Historical Events

  • Prussian King Frederik Willem I buys conscript for nobles

Famous Birthdays

  • William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman, born in Becket, Massachusetts (d. 1793)
1717 Highlights

About January 5, 1717

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 303 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn