On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1873

Historical Events

  • A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, a part of the Modoc War

Famous Birthdays

  • Francois Rasse, Belgian composer, born in Helchin (d. 1955)
1873 Highlights

About January 17, 1873

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn