On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1820

Famous Birthdays

  • Elz√©ar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)
  • Henri Vieuxtemps, Belgian violin prodigy, composer, and teacher (Brussels Conservatory), born in Verviers, United Kingdom of the Netherlands (now Belgium) (d. 1881)
1820 Highlights

About February 17, 1820

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius