On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1796

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1875)

Famous Deaths

  • George Howard, British field marshal, dies at 78
1796 Highlights

About July 16, 1796

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 225 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer