On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1846

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Greenaway, English artist known for her children's book illustrations (Under the Window), born in London (d. 1901)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (Bessel Functions), dies at 61
1846 Highlights

About March 17, 1846

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces