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Events of April 16th:

April 16th is the 106th day of the year (107th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about April 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 April 16th:

1867 Wilbur Wright (aviator)

Wilbur Wright

1889 Sir Charlie Chaplin (comic actor, film director, composer)

Charlie Chaplin

1918 Spike Milligan (comedian, actor, author)

1921 Peter Ustinov (actor)

1922 Kingsley Amis (author)

1924 Sir John Harvey-Jones (businessman)

1924 Henry Mancini (composer, conductor)

1927 Pope Benedict XVI (Pope 2005-2013)

1939 Dusty Springfield (singer)

1954 Ellen Barkin (actress)

Ellen Barkin

1960 Rafa Benitez (soccer manager)

1963 Jimmy Osmond (singer - The Osmonds, actor)

1965 Martin Lawrence (actor, comedian)

1976 Shu Qi (actress)

1987 Aaron Lennon (soccer player)

April 16th in History:

73 Jewish fortress of Masada falls to the Romans.

1521 Martin Luther appears before the Diet of Worms.

Martin Luther

1746 The last major Jacobite uprising in Britain is defeated at the Battle of Culloden.

1917 Lenin returns to Saint Petersburg (then known as Petrograd) from exile in Switzerland.

V. I. Lenin

1922 Germany and the USSR sign the Treaty of Rapallo establishing diplomatic relations.

1953 Queen Elizabeth II launches the Royal Yacht, HMY Britannia.

Queen Elizabeth II

1990 Jack Kevorkian participates in his first assisted suicide.

Jack Kevorkian

1996 Wanadoo Internet service launched.

April 16th is also:

Feast of Saint Benedict Joseph Labre (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Bernadette Soubirous (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Fructuosus (Catholicism)

Feast of Saint Paternus (Catholicism)


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