On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1790

Famous Deaths

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin, US Founding Father, inventor, ambassador and writer (Poor Richards Almanac), dies at 84

1790 Highlights

About April 17, 1790

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries