On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • Émile Faguet, French writer and critic (d. 1916)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Louise of Austria, Duchess of Parma and second wife of Napoleon, dies at 56
1847 Highlights

About December 17, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius