On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1777

Historical Events

  • France recognizes independence of British colonies in America
  • George Washington's army returns to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
1777 Highlights

About December 17, 1777

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius