On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Horace Elgin Dodge, American automobile manufacturing pioneer (co-founder of Dodge Brothers Company), born in Niles, Michigan (d. 1920)

Famous Deaths

  • Isami Kondo, Shinsengumi Commander (b. 1834)
1868 Highlights

About May 17, 1868

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus