On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1879

Historical Events

  • January record 13" of snow falls in NYC (broken Jan 7, 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet, dies at 51
1879 Highlights

About January 16, 1879

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn