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Tuesday August 16, 2022

August 16: Day of the Week

August 16, 2022 was the 228th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 137 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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August 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1859
    The Tuscan National Assembly formally deposes the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
  • 1863
    The Dominican Restoration War begins when Gregorio Luperón raises the Dominican flag in Santo Domingo after Spain had recolonized the country.
  • 1896
    Skookum Jim Mason, George Carmack and Dawson Charlie discover gold in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush.
  • 1906
    An estimated 8.2 MW earthquake hits Valparaíso, Chile, killing 3,886 people.
  • 1914
    World War I: Battle of Cer begins.
  • 1920
    Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees, and dies early the next day. Chapman was the second player to die from injuries sustained in a Major League Baseball game, the first being Doc Powers in 1909.
  • 1920
    The congress of the Communist Party of Bukhara opens. The congress would call for armed revolution.
  • 1944
    First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
  • 1946
    Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.
  • 1966
    Vietnam War: The House Un-American Activities Committee begins investigations of Americans who have aided the Viet Cong. The committee intends to introduce legislation making these activities illegal. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 people are arrested.

Who were born on August 16?

  • 1573
    Queen Anna of Austria of Poland (d. 1598)
  • 1860
    Jules Laforgue, French poet (d. 1887)
  • 1911
    E. F. Schumacher, German economist and statistician (d. 1977)
  • 1934
    Diana Wynne Jones, British author (d. 2011)
  • 1934
    Donnie Dunagan, American actor
  • 1940
    Bruce Beresford, Australian film director
  • 1956
    Daniel Willems, Belgian cyclist
  • 1961
    Christian Okoye, American football player
  • 1964
    Jimmy Arias, American tennis player
  • 1980
    Vanessa Carlton, American singer/songwriter

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