On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1849

Day of the Week: Monday

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)