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April 16, 1850 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History

  • Herbert Baxter Adams, American historian (American Historical Association), born in Shutesbury, Massachusetts (d. 1901)

Deaths in History


Person of interestMadame Tussaud

Marie Tussaud, French founder of Madame Tussaud's wax museum, dies at 88

Wax Museum Creator Madame Tussaud
Wax Museum Creator
Madame Tussaud