On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1854

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Franz Liszt's symphonic poem "Mazeppa" premieres

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • San Salvador destroyed by earthquake
  • Steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach, NY, 311 die
1854 Highlights

About April 16, 1854

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries