On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1741

Famous Birthdays

  • John Penn, American attorney (signed US Declaration of Independence), born in Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia (d. 1788)
1741 Highlights

About May 17, 1741

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus