On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1861

Historical Events

  • Confederacy starts selling postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

  • J. B. Bury, Irish historian (d. 1927)
1861 Highlights

About October 16, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra