On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1807

Historical Events

  • France issues the Milan Decree, which confirms the Continental System.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet (Snow-bound), born in Haverhill, Massachusetts (d. 1892)
1807 Highlights

About December 17, 1807

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 213 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius