On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1877

Historical Events

  • Indian Wars: Battle of White Bird Canyon - the Nez Perce defeat the US Cavalry at White Bird Canyon in the Idaho Territory

Famous Birthdays

  • Russell Simpson, American actor (San Francisco, Abraham Lincoln), born in Danville, California (d. 1959)
1877 Highlights

About June 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini