On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1868

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernarr McFadden, American physical culture advocate, credited with beginning the culture of health and fitness in the United States, born in Mill Spring, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • Charles Sanford Skilton, American composer (Suite Primeval), born in Northhampton, Massachusetts (d. 1941)
1868 Highlights

About August 16, 1868

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo