On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1794

Famous Birthdays

  • George Grote, British historian (History of Greece), born in Clay Hill, England (d. 1871)
  • John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1873)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Fran├žois Dugommier, French general, dies at 56
1794 Highlights

About November 17, 1794

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 227 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio