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What Happened on December 16, 1859

Famous Deaths

Wilhelm Grimm

Wilhelm Grimm, German writer (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 73

1859 Highlights

About December 16, 1859

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius