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September 16th

September 16th is the 259th day of the year (260th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about September 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 September 16th

1386 Henry V (King of England 1413-1422)

1858 Andrew Bonar Law (British Prime Minister 1922-1923)

1875 James Cash Penney (businessman, entrepreneur, founder of J. C. Penney)

1891 Karl Dönitz ((German Admiral)

1923 Lee Kuan Yew (leader of Singapore)

1924 Lauren Bacall (actress)

1925 B.B. King (singer, guitarist)

B.B. King

1927 Peter Falk (actor - Columbo)

Peter Falk

1955 Janet Ellis (TV presenter, actress)

1956 Mickey Rourke (actor)

Mickey Rourke

1956 David Copperfield (magician)

1958 Jennifer Tilly (actress, poker player)

1969 Justine Frischmann (singer-songwriter, guitarist - Suede, Elastica)

1976 Tina Barrett (singer - S Club, actress)

1984 Katie Melua (singer, songwriter)

1992 Nick Jonas (singer-songwriter, guitarist - Jonas Brothers)

September 16th in History

1810 Mexico declares independence from Spain.

1812 Russians set fire to Moscow to deny the city to Napoleon's invading forces.

Napoleon Bonaparte

1908 General Motors is founded.

1975 Papua New Guinea independent from Australia.

1983 US President Ronald Reagan announces the Global Positioning System (GPS) will be made available for civilian use.

Ronald Reagan

1984 Miami Vice first airs on TV.

1992 Black Wednesday: The British Pound Sterling is forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism by currency speculators.

September 16th is also

Independence Day (Mexico)

Independence Day (Papua New Guinea)


People born on September 16th are Virgo


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