On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1850

Madame Tussaud's Bloody Background

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Baxter Adams, American historian (American Historical Association), born in Shutesbury, Massachusetts (d. 1901)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMadame Tussaud

Marie Tussaud, French founder of Madame Tussaud's wax museum, dies at 88

Wax Museum Creator Madame Tussaud
Wax Museum Creator
Madame Tussaud

1850 Highlights

About April 16, 1850

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries