On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1877

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Hure, French composer and organist, born in Gien, Loire (d. 1930)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot, English photographic pioneer, dies at 77

Photography Pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot
Photography Pioneer
William Henry Fox Talbot

1877 Highlights

About September 17, 1877

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo