Tuesday April 16, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 16: Day of the Week

April 16, 2024 is the 107th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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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.

April 16 Historical Event(s)

1457 BC
Likely date of the Battle of Megiddo between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh, the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail.
73
Masada, a Jewish fortress, falls to the Romans after several months of siege, ending the Jewish Revolt.
1746
The Battle of Culloden is fought between the French-supported Jacobites and the British Hanoverian forces commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, in Scotland after the battle many highland traditions were banned and the Highlands of Scotland were cleared of inhabitants.
1818
The United States Senate ratifies the Rush-Bagot Treaty, establishing the border with Canada.
1922
The Treaty of Rapallo, pursuant to which Germany and the Soviet Union re-establish diplomatic relations, is signed.
1925
During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.
1947
Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
1953
Queen Elizabeth II launches the Royal Yacht Ship HMY.
1992
The Katina P. runs aground off of Maputo, Mozambique and 60,000 tons of crude oil spill into the ocean.
2003
The Treaty of Accession is signed in Athens admitting 10 new member states to the European Union.

Who were born on April 16?

1910
Berton Roueché, American medical writer (d. 1994)
1917
Barry Nelson, American actor (d. 2007)
1924
Rudy Pompilli, American musician (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1976)
1947
Gerry Rafferty, Scottish musician and songwriter (d. 2011)
1947
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player
1948
Lynne Franks, British public relations consultant
1980
Paul London, American professional wrestler
1983
Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher
1992
Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg
2008
Princess Eléonore of Belgium

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