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What Happened on May 9, 1816

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Lady Caroline Lamb publishes the Gothic novel "Glenarvon", a thinly disguised account of her affair with Lord Byron which also depicts her husband William Lamb

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron
British Prime Minister William Lamb
British Prime Minister
William Lamb

1816 Highlights

About May 9, 1816

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 204 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus