What Happened on July 16, 1862

Historical Events

Historic Event

David Farragut is 1st Rear Admiral in US Navy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ida B. Wells (-Barnett), American journalist, civil rights activist, and co-founder of the NAACP, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi (d. 1931)
1862 Highlights

About July 16, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer