What Happened on December 17, 1807

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • John Greenleaf Whittier, American Quaker poet (Snow-bound) and advocate for the abolition of slavery, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts (d. 1892)
Born in 1807
1807 Highlights

About December 17, 1807

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 215 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius