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What Happened on May 17, 1844

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius Wellhausen, German biblical scholar (analysis of the structure and dating of the Pentateuch), born in Hamelin, Hanover, Germany (d. 1918)
1844 Highlights

About May 17, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 178 years and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus