On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • John Millington Synge, Irish dramatist and poet (Riders to the Sea), born in Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland (d. 1909)
  • Martin Lunssens, Belgian composer, born in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Belgium (d. 1944)
1871 Highlights

About April 16, 1871

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries