September 17, 1862: Day of the Week
September 17, 1862 was the 260th day of the year 1862 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 105 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 158 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $5,641.10 today.
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Here’s the September 1862 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1862 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 17, 1862 Historical Event(s)
- 1862American Civil War: George B. McClellan halts the northward drive of Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army in the single-day Battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day in American history.
- 1862American Civil War: The Allegheny Arsenal explosion results in the single largest civilian disaster during the war.
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