What Happened on August 16, 1846

Famous Birthdays

  • Justus van Maurik, Dutch author and cigar manufacturer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)

Famous Weddings

Gioachino Rossini

Italian "The Barber of Seville" opera composer Gioachino Rossini (54) marries 2nd wife, French model Olympe PĂ©lissier (47) in Paris, France

1846 Highlights

About August 16, 1846

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo