On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1869

Historical Events

Historic Event

Hiram R. Revels makes 1st official speech by an African American in the Senate

Famous Birthdays

  • F. A. Forbes, Scottish author (d. 1936)
1869 Highlights

About March 16, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces