On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1796

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Arcole ends in Venice: French forces, under Brigadier General Napoleon Bonaparte defeat an Austrian force led by József Alvinczi after a 3 day battle

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1796 Highlights

About November 17, 1796

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 224 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio