On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1807

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Fulton's steamboat Clermont begins first trip up Hudson River

Commercial Steamboat Inventor Robert Fulton
Commercial Steamboat Inventor
Robert Fulton

1807 Highlights

About August 17, 1807

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 213 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo