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What Happened on January 16, 1853

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndré Michelin

Andre Michelin, French industrialist, tire manufacturer (Michelin) and publisher of the Michelin Guide, born in Paris (d. 1931)

Industrialist and Publisher André Michelin
Industrialist and Publisher
André Michelin
  • Gen Sir Ian Hamilton, British military commander (d. 1947)
  • Johnston Forbes-Robertson, British actor and theatre director (Kathleen), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Russian philosopher, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1900)
1853 Highlights

About January 16, 1853

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn