On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1836

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

American writer Edgar Allan Poe (26) marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia Clemm


1836 Highlights

About May 16, 1836

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus