August 16-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

August 16 2023 is Wednesday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 16

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

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national day on august 16
  • 228th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
  • National Roller Coaster Day
  • World Bratwurst Day
  • National Tell A Joke Day
  • Surveillance Day
  • National Rum Day
  • National Airborne Day
  • Restoration Day- Dominican Republic

Past events and historical events on August 16

  • 2004-Flash Flooding in the village of Boscastle, Cornwall, England ruins sending dozens of cars off the coast road straight into the sea.
  • 1987-The largest worldwide meditation event First Day of Harmonic Convergence-lasted for 2 days and was organized by new-age author Jose Arguelles.
  • 1977-Elvis Presley Dies and found dead at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 1960-The mediterranean island country Cyprus Attains Freedom From the British.
  • 1945-Germany Carved Up By Allies up into 7 areas so that the allies – France, Britain, the U.S., and Russia could put troops to occupy it.
  • 1898-Patent for Loop-the-Loop Roller Coaster is Awarded to American inventor Edwin Prescott.
  • 1858-The First Transatlantic Telegraph Message is sent by Britain’s Queen Victoria to American President James Buchanan

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 16

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 16th August– 
  • 1991-G.E.M. -Hong Kong singer-songwriter, actress
  • 1970-Saif Ali Khan-Indian film actor and producer
  • 1968- Arvind Kejriwal -Indian politician
  • 1958 -Mahesh Manjrekar-Indian actor
  • 1958-Madonna-American singer-songwriter, actress, producer, director
  • 1955-David Dhawan- Indian film director
  • 1954-James Cameron Canadian film director, screenwriter, producer
  • 1913-Menachem Begin Israeli politician, 6th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1989-Sonam Bajwa- Indian actress
  • 1815-John Bosco Italian priest, educator
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 16th August 2023?
  • 16th August is Wednesday
  • 228th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 16?
  • Restoration Day- Dominican Republic– The 16th of August is always set aside as the day to celebrate “Restoration Day” in the Dominican Republic. This celebration pays homage to a conflict that ultimately resulted in the nation’s second declaration of independence from Spain.
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