On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1843

Historical Events

  • Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.
1843 Highlights

About October 16, 1843

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 178 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra