On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© Maginot, French politician, advocated for the Maginot Line, born in Paris, France (d. 1932)
  • Henri Vandeputte, Belgian author/poet (L'homme Jeune)
  • Isabelle Eberhardt, Swiss explorer and writer (d. 1904)
1877 Highlights

About February 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius