What Happened on June 16, 1858

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav V, king of Sweden (1907-50), born in Stockholm (d. 1950)

Famous Deaths

John SnowJohn Snow (1813-1858)

English epidemiologist who studied cholera and is considered the 'Father of modern epidemiology', dies of a stroke at 45

1858 Highlights

About June 16, 1858

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini