On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1818

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gounod, French opera composer (Faust), born in Paris, France (d. 1893)
  • Sophie of W├╝rttemberg, Queen of Netherlands as wife of William III, born in Ludwigsburg Palace, Stuttgart, W├╝rttemberg (d. 1877)