On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1876

Historical Events

  • 1st record high jump over 6' (Marshall Jones Brooks)
  • General Crook destroy Cheyennes & Oglala-Sioux Indian camps

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederic Ayers, composer
1876 Highlights

About March 17, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces