What Happened on September 16, 1736

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Nikolaus Tetens, German-Danish philosopher and mathematician, born in Tetenb├╝ll, Duchy of Schleswig, Denmark (d. 1807)

Famous Deaths

Daniel Gabriel FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736)

Dutch-German-Polish physicist, inventor and scientific instrument maker, who invented the thermometer and the Fahrenheit scale, dies at 50

1736 Highlights

About September 16, 1736

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 286 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo