On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1879

Famous Deaths

  • Bernadette of Lourdes [Bernadette Soubirous], French saint (saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies from tuberculosis at 35 in Nevers, France
1879 Highlights

About April 16, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries