On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Aloÿs-Henri-Gérard Fornerod, Swiss composer, born in Montet-Cudrefin, Switzerland (d. 1965)

Elpidio Quirino

Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53), born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines (d. 1956)

  • George Seldes, American investigative journalist, born in Alliance Colony, New Jersey (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann A H Scheler, Belgian man of letters/librarian, dies at 71
1890 Highlights

About November 16, 1890

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio