On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1849

Historical Events

  • Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor
1849 Highlights

About November 16, 1849

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio