On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1862

Historical Events

  • Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph L. Hogg, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 55
  • Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
1862 Highlights

About May 16, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus