On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1817

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Bligh

William Bligh, British naval officer of "HMS Bounty" fame, dies at 63

Naval Commander William Bligh
Naval Commander
William Bligh

1817 Highlights

About December 7, 1817

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 202 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius