On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1858

Historical Events

  • Dutch government decides to vacate Schokland Island

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Bright, English physician (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69
1858 Highlights

About December 16, 1858

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius