What Happened on October 17, 1871

Historical Events

  • Great Britain annexes Griqualand, South Africa

Historic Event

US President Ulysses S. Grant suspends habeas corpus in parts of South Carolina during prosecutions against Ku Klux Klan

1871 Highlights

About October 17, 1871

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra