What Happened on October 17, 1817

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Ringgold Ward, American Black abolitionist, minister and orator (Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro), born in Maryland (d. 1866)
  • Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual and one of the founding fathers of the Pakistan movement, born in Delhi, Mughal Empire (d. 1898)
Born in 1817
1817 Highlights

About October 17, 1817

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra