On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1848

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Grant Gleason, American composer, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 1903)
1848 Highlights

About December 17, 1848

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius