On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1863

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius IX encyclical On persecution in New Grenada

Famous Deaths

  • Albartus Telting, Frisian poet (Frisianch Jierboeckjen), dies at 59
  • Alfred Victor, Comte de Vigny, French musketeer and writer (Moise, Chatterton), dies at 66
1863 Highlights

About September 17, 1863

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo