What Happened on July 18, 1817

Historical Events

  • Selkirk Treaty: Lord Selkirk signs agreement with five chiefs of Sautaux and Cree Nations for land use either side of Red and Assiniboine Rivers - 1st agreement in Western Canada recognizing Indigenous land rights [1]

Famous Deaths

Jane Austen (1775-1817)

English novelist (Pride and Prejudice), dies at 41

1817 Highlights

About July 18, 1817

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer