On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1865

Famous Birthdays

  • John S Plaskett, Canadian astronomer (Plaskett's twins)

Famous Deaths

  • James McCune Smith, African-American doctor and abolitionist, dies at 52
1865 Highlights

About November 17, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio