What Happened on August 16, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRobert Bunsen

Robert Bunsen, German chemist who invented the Bunsen Burner, dies at 88

Chemist Robert Bunsen
Chemist
Robert Bunsen