On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1768

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline of Brunswick, Queen Consort of King George IV (1820-21), born in Brunswick, Brunswick-Wolfenb├╝ttel, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1821)
  • Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general, born in London (d. 1854)
1768 Highlights

About May 17, 1768

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 252 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus