On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1860

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

-18] Chicago: Republican convention selects Abraham Lincoln as candidate

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1860 Highlights

About May 16, 1860

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus