On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1882

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Earle, Canadian actor (Charlie Chan-Meeting at Midnight), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1972)
  • Felix Locher, Swiss actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), born in Berne, Switzerland (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln, American wife of Abraham Lincoln and US First Lady (1861-65), dies of a stroke at 63

1882 Highlights

About July 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer