On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • A. B. Frost, American illustrator (d. 1928)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Lincoln, American farmer, carpenter, and father President Abraham Lincoln, dies at 73
1851 Highlights

About January 17, 1851

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 171 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn