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Saturday December 16, 2017

December 16: Day of the Week

December 16, 2017 is the 350th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 15 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

December 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1653
    English Interregnum: The Protectorate – Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.
  • 1773
    American Revolution: Boston Tea Party – Members of the Sons of Liberty disguised as Mohawks dump crates of tea into Boston harbor as a protest against the Tea Act.
  • 1850
    History of New Zealand: The Charlotte-Jane and the Randolph bring the first of the Canterbury Pilgrims to Lyttelton, New Zealand.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: Joseph E. Johnston replaces Braxton Bragg as commander of the Army of Tennessee.
  • 1914
    World War I: German battleships under Franz von Hipper bombard the English ports of Hartlepool and Scarborough.
  • 1930
    Bank robber Herman Lamm and members of his crew are killed by a posse of 200, following a botched bank robbery in Clinton, Indiana.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of the Bulge begins with the surprise offensive of three German armies through the Ardennes forest.
  • 1957
    Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
  • 1997
    An episode of Pokémon, “Dennō Senshi Porygon”, aired in Japan induces seizures in 685 Japanese children.
  • 1998
    Iraq disarmament crisis: Operation Desert Fox – The United States and United Kingdom bomb targets in Iraq.

Who were born on December 16?

  • 1584
    John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)
  • 1926
    James McCracken, American tenor (d. 1988)
  • 1955
    Carol Browner, American environmentalist and government official
  • 1957
    Antonio Vega, Spanish pop singer/songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1962
    Melanie Smith, American actress
  • 1963
    James Mangold, American film director and screenwriter
  • 1964
    Georgie Parker, Australian actress
  • 1968
    Lalah Hathaway, American singer
  • 1970
    Daniel Cosgrove, American actor
  • 1985
    Amanda Setton, American actor

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