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


LovePerson 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? 174 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo