On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1867

Famous Birthdays

  • José de Diego, Puerto Rican patriot and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence from Spain and the U.S., born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (d. 1918)
  • Spottiswoode Aitken, Scottish actor (The Birth of a Nation, The Avenging Conscience), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1933)

Person of interestWilbur Wright

Wilbur Wright, American aviator (Wright Brothers), born in Millville, Indiana (d. 1912)

Aviator Wilbur Wright
Wilbur Wright

1867 Highlights

About April 16, 1867

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries