On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1853

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 André Michelin
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 (d. 1900)