What Happened on May 16, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)
  • Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor

Famous Deaths

  • John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies
  • Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 74