On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1817

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Ringgold Ward, Maryland, minister/abolitionist (Fugitive Negro)
  • Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim leader, born in Delhi, Mughal Empire
1817 Highlights

About October 17, 1817

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 204 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra