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Sunday January 16, 2022

January 16: Day of the Week

January 16, 2022 was the 16th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 349 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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

January 2022
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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16171819202122
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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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January 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 550
    Gothic War (535–554): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.
  • 929
    Emir Abd-ar-Rahman III established the Caliphate of Cordoba.
  • 1761
    The British capture Pondicherry, India from the French.
  • 1847
    John C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
  • 1896
    Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.
  • 1920
    The League of Nations holds its first council meeting in Paris.
  • 1939
    The Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
  • 1945
    Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.
  • 1986
    First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
  • 2002
    The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.

Who were born on January 16?

  • 1245
    Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)
  • 1516
    Bayinnaung, King of Burma (d. 1581)
  • 1844
    Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)
  • 1878
    Harry Carey, American silent film actor (d. 1947)
  • 1896
    Ruth Rose, American screenwriter (d. 1978)
  • 1968
    David Chokachi, American actor
  • 1969
    Roy Jones Jr., American boxer
  • 1976
    Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver
  • 1979
    Mark Anthony Fernandez, Filipino actor
  • 1982
    Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer

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