On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1836

Historical Events

  • Constitution of the Republic of Texas approved, legalises slavery

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Smith Hallidie, American inventor of the cable car, born in London (d. 1900)
1836 Highlights

About March 16, 1836

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces