On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1864

Historical Events

  • Heavy fighting takes place near Dandridge, Tennessee

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Bacon, American playwright, actor and author (Lightnin'), born near Yuba City, California (d. 1922)

Famous Weddings

Mary Ann Nichols

White chapel murder victim and possible Jack the Ripper victim Mary Ann Nichols (18) weds printer's machinist William Nichols

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Schindler, German violinist and biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
1864 Highlights

About January 16, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn