What Happened on December 16, 1809

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (b. 1755)