On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1816

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, American General (Union Army), born in Natick, Massachusetts on (d. 1889)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Irish playwright (The Rivals, The School for Scandal) and Whig MP, dies at 64
1816 Highlights

About July 7, 1816

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 204 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer