What Happened on July 17, 1744

Famous Birthdays

  • Elbridge Gerry, American statesman who invented gerrymandering and 5th Vice President of the United States, born in Marblehead, Massachusetts Bay (d. 1814)
1744 Highlights

About July 17, 1744

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 279 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer