On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1763

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Samuel Johnson 1st meets his future biographer James Boswell in London

Scholar and Lexicographer Samuel Johnson
Scholar and Lexicographer
Samuel Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis-Nicolas Vauquelin, chemist (discovered chromium, beryllium)
1763 Highlights

About May 16, 1763

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 257 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus