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Saturday January 16, 2021

January 16: Day of the Week

January 16, 2021 was the 16th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 349 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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)

  • 1605
    The first edition of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid.
  • 1809
    Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of La Coruña.
  • 1847
    John C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
  • 1883
    The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, establishing the United States Civil Service, is passed.
  • 1942
    Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
  • 1968
    The Youth International Party is founded.
  • 1969
    Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 perform the first-ever docking of manned spacecraft in orbit, the first-ever transfer of crew from one space vehicle to another, and the only time such a transfer was accomplished with a space walk.
  • 1991
    The United States goes to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).
  • 2001
    Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
  • 2006
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia’s new president. She becomes Africa’s first female elected head of state.

Who were born on January 16?

  • 1895
    Nat Schachner, American author (d. 1955)
  • 1901
    Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988)
  • 1918
    Allan Ekelund, Swedish film producer (d. 2009)
  • 1923
    Anthony Hecht, American poet (d. 2004)
  • 1923
    Gene Feist, American stage actor and producer
  • 1943
    Brian Ferneyhough, British composer
  • 1944
    Gerd Klier, German footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1965
    Maxine Jones, American singer (En Vogue)
  • 1977
    Ariel Zeevi, Israeli judoka
  • 1979
    Brenden Morrow, Canadian ice hockey player

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