On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917)

Famous Deaths

  • Karol Joseph Lipinski, Polish composer and virtuoso violinist, dies at 71
1861 Highlights

About December 16, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius