On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1863

Historical Events

  • Robert College of Istanbul, Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.

Famous Birthdays

  • John Trumble, Australian cricket all-rounder (7 Tests, 10 wickets; brother of Hugh), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1944)
1863 Highlights

About September 16, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo