On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1883

Historical Events

  • Tonkin Campaign: The French capture the citadel in Hanoi

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Linder [Gabriel-Maximilien Leuvielle], French actor, comic and director (Seven Years Bad Luck: Max Prend un Bain), born in Saint-Loubès, Gironde, France (d. 1925)
1883 Highlights

About December 16, 1883

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius