On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1876

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st to hit 2 HRs; & score 5 runs in 9 inn NL game (George Hall, A's)
  • Battle of Rosebud/Battle Where Girl Saved Her Brother

Famous Deaths

  • Harriet Scott, American ex-slave, who with husband Dred Scott unsuccessfully sued for their freedom