On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1846

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 2nd wife Olympe PĂ©lissier in Paris

1846 Highlights

About August 16, 1846

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo