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Wednesday January 16, 2019

January 16: Day of the Week

January 16, 2019 was the 16th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 349 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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)

  • 550
    Gothic War (535–554): The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.
  • 1120
    The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
  • 1572
    Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.
  • 1581
    The English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism.
  • 1761
    The British capture Pondicherry, India from the French.
  • 1847
    John C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
  • 1919
    Temperance movement: The United States ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition in the United States one year after ratification.
  • 1970
    Buckminster Fuller receives the Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects.
  • 1992
    El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City ending the 12-year Salvadoran civil war that claimed at least 75,000.
  • 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?

  • 1872
    Henri Busser, French composer (d. 1973)
  • 1905
    Ernesto Halffter, Spanish composer and conductor (d. 1989)
  • 1917
    Carl Karcher, founded the Carl’s Jr. hamburger chain (d. 2008)
  • 1921
    Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (d. 2004)
  • 1943
    Brian Ferneyhough, British composer
  • 1944
    Gerd Klier, German footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1944
    Jim Stafford, American singer and songwriter
  • 1953
    Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi (d. 1984)
  • 1962
    Denis O'Hare, Irish-American actor
  • 1972
    Ezra Hendrickson, Vincentian footballer

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