What Happened on May 17, 1871

Historical Events

Historic Event

Native American fighter General William T. Sherman escapes from the Comanches in an ambulance

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Modern Kunstwerken), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1956)
1871 Highlights

About May 17, 1871

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus