On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi
  • Henry B Walthall, American actor (The Birth of a Nation, Klondike), born in Shelby City, Alabama (d. 1936)

Famous Deaths

  • William Banting, English undertaker, dies
1878 Highlights

About March 16, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces