On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald, philanthropist (d. 1924)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (b. 1805)
1859 Highlights

About April 16, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries