On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1837

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Charles Goodyear obtains his 1st rubber patent

Famous Birthdays

  • Strong Vincent, American army officer (died famously at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg), born in Waterford, Pennsylvania (d.1863)
1837 Highlights

About June 17, 1837

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini