What Happened on March 16, 1822

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • John Pope, American Major General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • Rosa Bonheur, French landscape painter (Buffalo Bill)

Famous Weddings

  • Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna