On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1860

Famous Birthdays

  • Jules Laforgue, French poet (Les Complaintas), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1887)
  • Lord Hawke [Martin Bladen Hawke], English cricketer (England batsman 1890's), born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1938)
1860 Highlights

About August 16, 1860

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo