On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1800

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, British army officer (Charge of the Light Brigade), born in London, England (d. 1888)
  • Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1876)
  • William Chambers, Scottish author and publisher (Basis of Communication & Coding), born in Peebles, Scotland (d. 1883)