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Saturday October 16, 2021

October 16: Day of the Week

October 16, 2021 is the 289th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 76 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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October 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1793
    Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
  • 1875
    Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.
  • 1916
    In Brooklyn, New York, Margaret Sanger opens the first family planning clinic in the United States.
  • 1968
    Kingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney Riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
  • 1973
    Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1975
    The Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
  • 1978
    Pope John Paul II is elected after the October 1978 Papal conclave.
  • 1978
    Wanda Rutkiewicz is the first Pole and the first European woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
  • 1986
    Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to summit all 14 Eight-thousanders.
  • 1995
    The Million Man March occurs in Washington, D.C.

Who were born on October 16?

  • 1483
    Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (d. 1542)
  • 1883
    Vasiliki Maliaros, Greek actress (d. 1973)
  • 1944
    Kaizer Motaung, Southafrican footballer and footballmanager
  • 1953
    Paulo Roberto Falcão, Brazilian footballer
  • 1959
    Marc Collins-Rector, American businessman and sex offender
  • 1969
    Terri J. Vaughn, American actress
  • 1975
    Kellie Martin, American actress
  • 1980
    Jeremy Jackson, American actor
  • 1982
    Pippa Black, Australian actress
  • 1982
    Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian Film Actor

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