On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1790

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAdam Smith

Adam Smith, Scottish economist (Wealth of Nations) and moral philosopher, dies at 67

Economist and Philosopher Adam Smith
Economist and Philosopher
Adam Smith

1790 Highlights

About July 17, 1790

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 230 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer