On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1837

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJ. P. Morgan

J. P. Morgan, Sr. [John Pierpont], American financier and banker (General Electric, Steel Corporation, AT&T), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1913)

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan

Famous Deaths

  • Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker and politician, dies at 78
1837 Highlights

About April 17, 1837

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries