Historical Events on May 15, 1817

About May 15, 1817

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 201 years, 6 months and 0 days

Historical Events

  • Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority (modern Indonesia), under Thomas Matulesia (aka Kapitan Pattimura)
  • First private mental health hospital opens in the US, Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason (now Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania