On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1859

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi

1859 Highlights

About February 17, 1859

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius