On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1862

Famous Birthdays

  • Silvio Gesell, Belgian economist (d. 1930)

Famous Deaths

  • Fromental Hal√©vy, French composer, dies at 62
1862 Highlights

About March 17, 1862

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces