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

ExecutionLouis Riel

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

1885 Highlights

About November 16, 1885

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio