On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1782

Famous Birthdays

  • John Sell Cotman, English water color artist, born in Norwich, England (d. 1842)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniuel Charles Solander, botanist, dies
1782 Highlights

About May 16, 1782

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 238 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus