On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1783

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84
  • Sir William James, British naval commander (b. 1720)
1783 Highlights

About December 16, 1783

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius