What Happened on August 17, 1870

Historical Events

  • 1st ascent of Mt Rainier, Washington, by Hazard Stevens and P. B. Van Trump

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick F. Russell, American army physician, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine, born in Auburn, New York (d. 1960)
Born in 1870
1870 Highlights

About August 17, 1870

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo