On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1858

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)
1858 Highlights

About June 17, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini