On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1816

Historical Events

  • 2nd Bank of US chartered

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Taylor Coleridge recites his poem "Kubla Khan" to fellow poet Lord Byron, who persuades him to publish it

Poet, Critic and Philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, Critic and Philosopher
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron

1816 Highlights

About April 10, 1816

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries