On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1792

Historical Events

Assassination of King Gustav III

King Gustav III of Sweden is shot by Count Jacob Johan Anckarström at a masked ball at the Opera; he dies on March 29

1792 Highlights

About March 16, 1792

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 230 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces