Tuesday 16 August 2016
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic).
Suicide Squad, directed by David Ayer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
while Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty was one of the best selling books.
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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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