On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1730

Historical Events

  • Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, Prussian-American military officer (major general of the Continental Army), born in Magdeburg (d. 1794)

Major General of the Continental Army Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
Major General of the Continental Army
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben

1730 Highlights

About September 17, 1730

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 290 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo