On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1844

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich David Stölzel, German horn player who developed the first valve for brass instruments, dies at 66
  • Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer, dies at 51
1844 Highlights

About February 16, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius