On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1797

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft, English author and feminist (A Vindication of the Rights of Woman), mother of Mary Shelley, dies of septicaemia at 38

Author and Women's Rights Advocate Mary Wollstonecraft
Author and Women's Rights Advocate
Mary Wollstonecraft

1797 Highlights

About September 10, 1797

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo