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Thursday April 16, 2020

April 16: Day of the Week

April 16, 2020 is the 107th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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April 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1521
    Martin Luther’s first appearance before the Diet of Worms to be examined by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and the other estates of the empire.
  • 1847
    The accidental shooting of a Māori by an English sailor results in the opening of the Wanganui Campaign of the New Zealand land wars.
  • 1853
    The first passenger rail opens in India, from Bori Bunder, Bombay to Thane.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The Battle at Lee’s Mills in Virginia.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: The Siege of Vicksburg – ships led by Union Admiral David Dixon Porter move through heavy Confederate artillery fire on approach to Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • 1912
    Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
  • 1945
    The United States Army liberates Nazi Sonderlager (high security) prisoner-of-war camp Oflag IV-C (better known as Colditz).
  • 1947
    Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • 1947
    Texas City Disaster: An explosion on board a freighter in port causes the city of Texas City, Texas, to catch fire, killing almost 600.
  • 1992
    The Katina P. runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique and 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.

Who were born on April 16?

  • 1867
    Wilbur Wright, American aviation pioneer (d. 1912)
  • 1878
    Tip Foster, English cricketer (d. 1914)
  • 1889
    Charlie Chaplin, English actor and filmmaker (d. 1977)
  • 1895
    Robert Dean Frisbie, American writer (d. 1948)
  • 1951
    Mordechai Ben David, American Yiddish singer
  • 1965
    Jon Cryer, American actor
  • 1965
    Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong actor and director
  • 1970
    Walt Williams, American basketball player
  • 1971
    Max Beesley, English musician and actor
  • 1990
    Lorraine Nicholson, American actress

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