On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1854

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Franz Liszt's symphonic poem "Mazeppa" premieres at the Court Theatre in Weimar

  • 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? 167 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries