On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1880

Historical Events


MurderAssassination Attempt

Alexander II of Russia survives an assassination attempt

Tsar of Russia Alexander II
Tsar of Russia
Alexander II

1880 Highlights

About February 17, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius