On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1849

Historical Events

Historic Event

Harriet Tubman 1st escapes slavery in Maryland with two of her brothers

Famous Birthdays

  • Vaclav Juda Novotny, Czech composer and music critic, born in Vesce (d. 1922)
1849 Highlights

About September 17, 1849

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo