On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1788

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

After a lengthy stay in Europe, future US President John Adams and his wife Abigail Adams return to Boston

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams
2nd First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams
2nd First Lady of the United States
Abigail Adams

1788 Highlights

About June 17, 1788

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini