On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1816

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, German composer and muscian, born in Reichenbach, Prussia (1887)
  • Haller Nutt, American rich Southern Plantation owner (Longwood house - largest octagonal house in the US), born at Laurel Hill Plantation, Mississippi (d. 1864)
1816 Highlights

About February 17, 1816

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius