On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1816

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Johnson, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Midlothian, Virginia (d. 1873)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Leading Romantic poet Lord Byron signs Deed of Separation dissolving his marriage with Lady Byron at her request after 1 year of marriage

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron

1816 Highlights

About April 16, 1816

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries