What Happened on March 16, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Clemens August Graaf von Galen, German Catholic Bishop of M√ľnster (led opposition to Nazism, especially T4 extermination program), born in Drinklage, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Henry B Walthall, American actor (The Birth of a Nation, Klondike), born in Shelby City, Alabama (d. 1936)
Born in 1878

Famous Deaths

  • William Banting, English undertaker, dies
1878 Highlights

About March 16, 1878

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces