What Happened on November 17, 1862

Historical Events

  • Confederate Secretary of War George B. Randolph resigns

Event of Interest

Union General Ambrose Burnside marches north out of Washington, D.C., to begin the Fredericksburg campaign

Famous Deaths

  • Alexey Verstovsky, Russian composer, dies at 63

About November 17, 1862

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio