On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1808

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberich Zwyssig, composer

Famous Deaths

  • David Zeisberger, Moravian clergyman and missionary, dies at 87
  • Mustafa IV, 29th Sultan of Ottoman Empire (1807-08), dies at 29
1808 Highlights

About November 17, 1808

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio