On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1797

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Henry, American scientist and pioneer of electromagnetism, born in Albany, New York (d. 1878)
1797 Highlights

About December 17, 1797

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius