On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1858

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

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • John Snow, English epidemiologist, 'Father of modern epidemiology' studied cholera, dies of a stroke at 45
1858 Highlights

About June 16, 1858

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini