What Happened on February 17, 1815

Historical Events

Treaty of Ghent

Treaty of Ghent ratified by the US Senate and signed by President James Madison ending War of 1812, over a month after it was signed in Europe

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Gotz, Bohemian composer, dies at 59
1815 Highlights

About February 17, 1815

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius