What Happened on December 17, 1770

Historical Events

Music History

Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (5th Symphony; Ode to Joy), baptized in Bonn, Electorate of Cologne (d. 1827) [birthdate undocumented, but assumed as 12/16 based on local custom at the time]

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Friedrich Schubert, German composer, born in Rudolstadt, Germany (d. 1811)
Born in 1770
1770 Highlights

About December 17, 1770

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 252 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius