On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • C. F. E. Horneman, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1906)
1840 Highlights

About December 17, 1840

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius