On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1869

Historical Events

  • Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race, racing 13K Paris to Rouen
  • Suez Canal in Egypt opens, linking Mediterranean and Red seas
1869 Highlights

About November 17, 1869

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio