On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1854

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Franz Liszt's symphony "Orpheus" premieres

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Fetr├ís [Otto Faster], German composer (Mondnacht auf der Alster), born in Hamburg, German Confederation (d. 1931)
1854 Highlights

About February 16, 1854

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius