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Events of January 16th:
January 16th is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 349 days remaining until the end of the year (350 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about January 16th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 16th:
1901 Fulgencio Batista (President of Cuba 1940-1944, 1952-1959)
1908 Ethel Merman (actress, singer)
1933 Susan Sontag (author)
1946 Kabir Bedi (actor)
1947 Harvey Proctor (British politician)
1948 John Carpenter (film director)
1948 Cliff Thorburn (snooker player)
1949 Caroline Munro (actress)
1956 Martin Jol (soccer player and manager)
1959 Sade (singer)
1974 Kate Moss (model)
1979 Aaliyah (singer, actress)
1981 Bobby Zamora (soccer player)
January 16th in History:
27 BC Octavian Caesar given the title Augustus by Roman Senate.
1547 Ivan the Terrible becomes Tsar (Emperor) of Russia.
1919 Eighteenth amendment to the US Constitution ratified, prohibits alcohol in the United States (goes into effect a year later).
1961 Mickey Mantle becomes the highest paid baseball player after signing a $75,000 contract.
1973 Bonanza's final episode airs on NBC.
1979 The Shah flees Iran and goes to Egypt.
January 16th is also:
Teacher's Day (Thailand)
People born on January 16th are Capricorn
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