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What Happened on September 17, 1858

Famous Deaths


Person of interestDred Scott

Dred Scott, US ex-slave who sought to sue for his freedom, dies of tuberculosis at 62 or 63

US Slave Dred Scott
US Slave
Dred Scott

1858 Highlights

About September 17, 1858

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo