On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1804

Historical Events

  • US Navy Lt Stephen Decatur raids Tripoli Harbor & burns Navy frigate "Philadelphia" after pirates seized it

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)
1804 Highlights

About February 16, 1804

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius