On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1892

Famous Birthdays

  • Coenraad B van Haeringen, linguist/etymologist (Dutch Dictionary)
  • Richard Tauber [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor

Famous Deaths

  • John Banvard, American artist who painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies at 75
  • Théodore-Joseph Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 74
1892 Highlights

About May 16, 1892

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 128 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus