December 16-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

December 16 2023 is Saturday. 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 December 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

National days on Sat Dec 16th, 2023

  • 350th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Sagittarius
  • Victory Day- Bangladesh
  • National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
  • National Day- Bahrain
  • Stupid Toy Day
  • Independence Day- Kazakhstan
  • Day of Reconciliation- South Africa
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Past events and historical events on December 16

  • 2010-Last episode of Larry King Live aired after 25 years of being on TV.
  • 1998-President Clinton orders American and British air strikes on Iraq in response to Saddam Hussein’s refusal of UN weapons inspectors.
  • 1991-The Central Asian country was the last Soviet republic, Kazakhstan independence.
  • 1979-Due to the ongoing crisis in Iran, OPEC has increased prices.
  • 1971-End of Indo-Pakistani War was fought because of India’s support of Bangladesh’s War of Liberation.
  • 1960-A United Air Lines DC-8 and a TWA Super Constellation collide over New York City in which 134 people killed.
  • 1950-President Truman proclaimed a state of emergency to combat the growth of communism.
  • 1926-Congress asked President Coolidge for money to help the American navy, which was weak and embarrassing.
  • 1773-Boston Tea Party occurred when protesters in Boston.
  • 1707-The highest volcano of Mount Fuji in Japan erupted for the last time in Last eruption of Mount Fuji.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on December 16

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 16th December
  • 1981-Krysten Ritter-American Actress and model
  • 1963-Benjamin Bratt-Actor and Producer.
  • 1961-Bill Hicks-American Stand-Up Comedian and Satirist.
  • 1928-Philip K. Dick-American Science Fiction Writer.
  • 1917-Arthur C. Clarke-English author.
  • 1901-Margaret Mead-American anthropologist.
  • 1866-Wassily Kandinsky-Russian painter
  • 1775-Jane Austen-English author

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 16th December 2023?

  • 16th December is Saturday
  • 350th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Sagittarius

2. Special Day on December 16

  • December 16 is Vijay Diwas in India. It honors the Indian Armed Forces’ triumph over Pakistan in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 which strengthens the role of the military forces and honors the martyrs’ sacrifices..

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