On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1861

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Abraham Lincoln outlaws business with Confederate States (US Civil War)

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaac Murphy, American jockey (won 628 races), born in Clark County, Kentucky (d. 1896)
1861 Highlights

About April 16, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries