What Happened on August 16, 1831

Famous Birthdays

  • Ebenezer Cobb Morley, English sportsman (drafted first FA rules), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 1924)
  • Edward Payson Chapin, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Waterloo, New York (d. 1863)
  • John Jones Ross, Canadian politician, 7th Premier of Quebec (1884-87), born in Quebec City, Canada (d. 1901)
Born in 1831

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Brendler, Swedish composer, dies at 30
1831 Highlights

About August 16, 1831

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 191 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo