What Happened on June 16, 1858

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand" accepting Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the Senate

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50)

Famous Deaths

  • John Snow, English epidemiologist (b. 1813)