On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1768

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThomas Pelham-Holles

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1757-62), dies at 75

British Prime Minister Thomas Pelham-Holles
British Prime Minister
Thomas Pelham-Holles

1768 Highlights

About November 17, 1768

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 252 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio