On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1840

Famous Birthdays

  • Yaa Asantewaa, Ghanaian queen of Ashanti Empire, led fight against British colonialism, born in Besease, Ghana (d. 1921) appropriate date
1840 Highlights

About October 17, 1840

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra