On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1868

Historical Events

  • Refrigerator car patented by William Davis, a fish dealer in Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, born in R├íjec nad Svitavou, Moravia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1926)
1868 Highlights

About January 16, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn