January 16 in History – What happened on 16 January in Past

16 January - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

In India and world history January 16 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

What happened on January 16 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1991US and its 27 allied countries have attacked for occupying Kuwait.
1992“2 Shakespearean Actors” opens at Cort Theater in New York City. It made 29 performances.
1995Universal – Paramount Network (UPN) begins telecasting from WWOR in New York City.
1997Anthony Stuart, the Australian cricketer took ODI hat-trick against Pakistan at MCG .
2005George W. Bush became the president of USA for the second time.
2011Libya'a Muammar al-Gaddafi is less than 24 months away from being world's longest-serving leader. He has already remained in power for 41 years.
2011The New York Jets defeat the New England Patriots. It is one of the biggest upsets in NFL history.
2012The US Congress has proposed anti-piracy legislation to shutting down the English Wikipedia website. The English Wikipedia and has protested against it.
2013Canada's Cirque du Soleil cuts 400 jobs due to strong loonie and surging costs.
2013The US Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar has announced that he will quit his post at the end of March.



List of January 16 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of January 16 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1950V. S. Sampath / Civil Servant / India
1946Kabir Bedi / Actor / India
1920Nanabhoy Palkhivala / Economist / India
1905Sir Panambakkam Anandacharlu / Advocate / India

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