On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1870

Historical Events

  • Fred Goldsmith demonstrates curve ball isn't an optical illusion

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Passy, Swedish composer, dies at 80
1870 Highlights

About August 16, 1870

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo