On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1800

Historical Events

  • Congress holds its 1st session in Washington, D.C. in an incomplete Capitol Building
  • U.S. Congress meets for the first time in the newly built Capitol in Washington, D.C., which had been established by The Residence Act of July 16, 1790
1800 Highlights

About November 17, 1800

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 221 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio