All About October 16th

All About October 16th 

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

October 16th Holidays

October 16th Horoscope is Libra

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue and Gwen Stefani.

October 16th Trivia

  • 1793 – Marie Antoinette, Austrian wife of Louis XVI of France dies from beheading.
  • 1843 – Sir William Rowan Hamilton comes up with the idea of quaternions, a non-commutative extension of complex numbers.Angela Lansbury 1966
  • 1847 – The novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë is published in London.
  • 1890 – Saint Maria Goretti, an Italian virgin-martyr of the Catholic Church, and one of the  youngest canonized saints was born in Corinaldo, Italy.
  • 1900 – Oscar Wilde, Irish poet was born in Westland Row, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
  • 1916 – In Brooklyn, New York, Margaret Sanger opens the first family planning clinic in the United States.
  • 1923 – The Walt Disney Company is founded.
  • 1925 – Angela Lansbury, English/American actress, singer is born in London, United Kingdom.
  • 1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress and health advocate was born in San John Carlos, Tommie Smith, Peter Norman 1968crBruno, California.
  • 1947 – Bob Weir, American musician and  member of the band, “The Grateful Dead” was born in San Francisco, CA.
  • 1958 – Tim Robbins, American actor is born in  West Covina, CA.
  • 1962 – Flea, American-Australian musician and founder or Red Hot Chili Peppers band was born in Burwood, Australia.
  • 1964 – China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
  • 1968 – United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos are kicked off the US team  for participating in the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute.
  • 1973 – Henry Kissinger and Lê Đức Thọ are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1977 – John Mayer, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer is born in , Bridgeport, CT.Tim Robbins close up Tiff 08
  • 1984 – Desmond Tutu, a South African Anglican cleric and theologian known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1986 – Italian Mountaineer, Reinhold Messner, scaled the Lhotse, in Nepal. which is the world’s 4th tallest peak, and it is one of the 14 eight-thousanders – mountains that are more than 8000 meters above sea level.
  • 1995 – The  Million Man March, which, according to the National Park Service,  about 400,000 African-American men attended  takes place in Washington, D.C.

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Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: Wiki, Pixabay, Checkiday.





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