On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1790

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold I, King of Belgium (1831-65), born in Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg, Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1865)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig August Lebrun, German composer, dies at 38
1790 Highlights

About December 16, 1790

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius