On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1859

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilhelm 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? 161 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius