What Happened on January 16, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], American actor (Aces Wild, Border Cafe, Air Force), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Robert Garbe, German poet (Gorniek)