What Happened on December 13, 1816

Historical Events

  • Patent for a dry dock issued to John Adamson, Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Clement Claiborne Clay, American politician (U.S. Senator from Alabama), born in Huntsville, Alabama (d. 1882)

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens (1816-1892)

German inventor (siemens electrical conductance unit) and industrialist (Siemens corporation), born in Lenthe, German Confederation

Born in 1816
1816 Highlights

About December 13, 1816

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius