On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1808

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberich Zwyssig, Swiss monk and composer (Swiss psalm - Swiss National Anthem), born in Bauen, Switzerland (d. 1854)

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? 213 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio