On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1861

Historical Events

  • Skirmishes at Fredericktown/Kirkville, Missouri

Historic Event

US President Abraham Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy

1861 Highlights

About August 16, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo