What Happened on October 17, 1776

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Captain James Cook arrives in Cape Town with Resolution on his 3rd trip to Pacific Ocean

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Fran├žois le Courayer, French theologian (b. 1681)
1776 Highlights

About October 17, 1776

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra