On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1849

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman

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? 171 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo