On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1835

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
Naturalist
Charles Darwin

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott Warren Rice, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1887)
  • Eugenio Beltrami, Italian mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry), born in Cremona, Lombardy, Austrian Empire (d. 1900)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Angely, German comedic poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48
1835 Highlights

About November 16, 1835

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio