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What Happened on March 16, 1851

Famous Birthdays

  • Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (1st to coin the name virus), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1931)
1851 Highlights

About March 16, 1851

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces