On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1816

Historical Events

Historic Event

Lord Byron views the love letters of Lucrezia Borgia and poet Pietro Bembo in Milan and declares them "the prettiest love letters in the world"

Famous Birthdays

  • Amiel Weeks Whipple, American Major General (Union Army), born in Greenwich, Massachusetts (d. 1863)
1816 Highlights

About October 15, 1816

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra