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What Happened on February 17, 1776

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1st volume of Edward Gibbon's seminal work "The Decline and Fall of Roman Empire" published

Historian Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon

1776 Highlights

About February 17, 1776

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 245 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius