On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1870

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Stannard Baker, American journalist (Puliter Prize 1940), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Italian princess of the House of Bourbon, dies at 71
1870 Highlights

About April 17, 1870

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries