On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1768

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French general (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths

  • Vasily Kirillovich Trediakovsky, Russian poet (b. 1703)
1768 Highlights

About August 17, 1768

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 252 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo