On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1849

Chopin: The Day the Music Died

Famous Deaths

Frederic Chopin

[Fryderyk] Frédéric Chopin, Polish-French pianist and composer (Concert in F Minor), dies of tuberculosis at 39

1849 Highlights

About October 17, 1849

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra