1817 (MDCCCXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1817th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 817th year of the 2nd millennium, the 17th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1810s decade. As of the start of 1817, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1817 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1817
Ab urbe condita2570
Armenian calendar1266
Assyrian calendar6567
Balinese saka calendar1738–1739
Bengali calendar1224
Berber calendar2767
British Regnal year57 Geo. 3 – 58 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar2361
Burmese calendar1179
Byzantine calendar7325–7326
Chinese calendar丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4514 or 4307
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4515 or 4308
Coptic calendar1533–1534
Discordian calendar2983
Ethiopian calendar1809–1810
Hebrew calendar5577–5578
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1873–1874
 - Shaka Samvat1738–1739
 - Kali Yuga4917–4918
Holocene calendar11817
Igbo calendar817–818
Iranian calendar1195–1196
Islamic calendar1232–1233
Japanese calendarBunka 14
Javanese calendar1744–1745
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4150
Minguo calendar95 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar349
Thai solar calendar2359–2360
Tibetan calendar阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
1943 or 1562 or 790
    — to —
(female Fire-Ox)
1944 or 1563 or 791
February 12: Battle of Chacabuco

Events edit

January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

July 4: Construction on the Erie Canal starts.

October–December edit

Date unknown edit

Births edit

January–June edit

William III of the Netherlands
Joseph Dalton Hooker

July–December edit

Mihail Kogălniceanu

Date unknown edit

  • Sophia Wilkens, Swedish social reformer, pioneer in the education of the intellectually disabled (d. 1889)

Deaths edit

January–June edit

Thomas McKean

July–December edit

Jane Austen
William Bligh

References edit

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  2. ^ Pernambucan Revolution, 1817, From crwflags.com. Retrieved June 30, 2006.
  3. ^ "Prof. Ferrara on the Earthquakes in Sicily in 1823", The Edinburgh Journal of Science p366
  4. ^ James Grant Wilson, The Memorial History of the City of New-York: From Its First Settlement to the Year 1892, Volume IV (New York History Company, 1893) p596
  5. ^ Winskill P. T., The Temperance Movement: And Its Workers (Blackie & Son, Ltd. 1891) p80
  6. ^ Cuba (International Bureau of the American Republics, 1905) p82