On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1835

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Extracts from Letters to Henslow, a collection of letters written by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the Beagle, is published

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott Warren Rice, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1887)
  • Eugenio Beltrami, Cremona Lombardy, Italian Mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Angely, German comedic poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48