On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1886

Famous Deaths

  • Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51
  • Jacob Kats, Flemish writer (Earthly Paradise), dies at 81
1886 Highlights

About January 16, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn