January 16th Holidays
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- Appreciate a Dragon Day
- Book Publishers Day
- International Hot and Spicy Food Day
- National Fig Newton Day
- National Good Teen Day
- National Nothing Day
- Prohibition Remembrance Day
- Religious Freedom Day
January 16th Horoscope Sign is Capricorn
Time period: December 21 – January
Ruling planet: Saturn
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Responsible, leaders, disciplined, independent, loyal, stubborn, bossy, condescending.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods, Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Isaac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson, Katie Couric, Rand Paul, Nicholas Cage.
January 16th Trivia
- 1556 – Philip II becomes King of Spain.
- 1847 – John C. Frémont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
- 1862 – Hartley Colliery disaster: Two hundred and four men and boys killed in a mining disaster, prompted a change in UK law which henceforth required all collieries to have at least two independent means of escape.
- 1920 – Walter Frederick “Fred” Morrison, the inventor of the Frisbee, was born in Richfield, Utah.
- 1923 – The #1 movie was, “Oliver Twist.”
- 1942 – Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
- 1945 – Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the Führerbunker.
- 1951 – The #1 movie was, “At War with the Army.”
- 1961 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Wonderland By Night,” by Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra.
- 1964 – Hello, Dolly! opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances.
- 1973 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards was, “You’re So Vain,” by Carly Simon.
- 1974 – Kate Moss, Model was born in Croydon, United Kingdom,
- 1988 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards is, “Got My Mind Set On You George Harrison.”
- 1988 – The #1 movie was, “Good Morning Vietnam,” starring Robin Williams.
- 1979 – Aaliyah, American singer was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY,
- 1995 – The #1 song on the Hot Country Songs Billboard is, “Not A Moment Too Soon,” by Tim McGraw.
- 2001 – US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish–American War.
- 2006 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia’s new president becoming Africa’s first female elected head of state.
- 2020 – NBC news reports that Giuliani associate says Trump was fully aware of efforts to coerce Ukraine.
- 2020 – Finland ends homelessness by providing shelter for all in need reported by Scoop.me.
- 2020 – Independent reports that six-year-old Owen Colley, from Hingham, Massachusetts, has raised more than $47,000 for the animals affected by the Australian wildfires by making clay koalas.
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