On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1856

Historical Events

  • The Great Train Wreck of 1856 between Camp Hill and Fort Washington, Pennsylvania kills over 60 people
1856 Highlights

About July 17, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer