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


Person of interestMary Todd Lincoln

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

First Lady of the United States Mary Todd Lincoln
First Lady of the United States
Mary Todd Lincoln

1882 Highlights

About July 16, 1882

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 138 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer