What Happened on August 16, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Strange, American actor (Sam the Bartender-Gunsmoke), born in Weed, New Mexico (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

Robert Bunsen (1811-1899)

German chemist who invented the Bunsen Burner, dies at 88

1899 Highlights

About August 16, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo