On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • Mikiel Gonzi, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Malta (1944-76), born in Vittoriosa, Birgu, Malta (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths


BattleLouis Riel

Louis Riel, Canadian rebel leader and "Father of Manitoba", hanged for treason at 41

Politician and Revolutionary Louis Riel
Politician and Revolutionary
Louis Riel

1885 Highlights

About November 16, 1885

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 135 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio