On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Eben Sumner Draper, American businessman and politician (44th Governor of Massachusetts), born in Hopedale, Massachusetts (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828)