What Happened on August 16, 1846

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Justus van Maurik, Dutch author and cigar manufacturer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)

Famous Weddings

  • Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioacchino Rossini marries 2nd wife Olympe PĂ©lissier in Paris