On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1728

Historical Events

  • Congregation Shearith Israel of New York purchases a lot on Mill Street in lower Manhattan to build the city's first synagogue
1728 Highlights

About December 17, 1728

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 291 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius