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What Happened on February 16, 1859

Historical Events

  • The French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch
1859 Highlights

About February 16, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius