On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1876

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

7th US Cavalry under General George Armstrong Custer leaves Fort Lincoln


Famous Birthdays

  • Alban Collignon, Belgian sport journalist, born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1955)
1876 Highlights

About May 17, 1876

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus