On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1794

Historical Events

  • Richard Allen organizes Philadelphia's Bethel African Meth Episcopal Church

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Frédéric Edelmann, French composer, dies at 45
  • John Roebuck, English inventor and industrialist (b. 1718)
1794 Highlights

About July 17, 1794

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 226 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer