What Happened on August 17, 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Hubert Platt Main, American hymn composer, and music publisher, born in Ridgefield, Connecticut (d. 1925)
  • Matthijs Maris [Thijs], Dutch painter and etcher influenced by Pre-Raphaelites, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1917)
Born in 1839
1839 Highlights

About August 17, 1839

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo