On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1854

Day of the Week: Sunday

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