On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1808

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1808 Highlights

About April 17, 1808

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries