August 16

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 16. From 1900 until now. August 16 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Madonna (1958), Bill Evans (1929) and Steve Carell (1962). Several movies were released around August 16 over the years, such as The Last of the Mohicans in 1992 directed by Michael Mann and The Magdalene Sisters in 2002 directed by Peter Mullan.
But much more happened on August 16 over the years: find out below

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The Vow

The Vow

Release year: 2020

Directed by: Michael Sucsy

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, Jessica Lange

Victor Crowley

Victor Crowley

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Adam Green

Starring: Parry Shen, Kane Hodder, Laura Ortiz, Dave Sheridan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 16?


Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • 2018 2018 Washington Veterans Day Parade: The United States Department of Defense postpones President Donald Trump's military parade, which was slated to take place on 10 November, until 2019. The estimates for the parade's cost have risen from $12 million to $92 million. (ABC News) (Market Watch)
  • 2017 Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials: Several Confederate monuments are taken down overnight in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, including the Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee Monument, Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Confederate Women's Monument and the Roger B. Taney sculpture. The Baltimore City Council unanimously voted to remove the monuments on August 14. (NBC News)
  • 2016 The Russian Air Force uses an Iranian airbase near Hamadan to launch airstrikes in Syria. (BBC)
  • 2015 2015 Douma market air strikes, Syrian Civil War: According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a series of air-raids by the Syrian Arab Air Force on the rebel-held market town of Douma kills at least 110 people and leaves hundreds injured. (BBC), (The International Business Times), (Reuters), (Xinhua), (Al Jazeera)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around August 16 over the years?
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Losing America by Robert C. Byrd

Losing America

Year: 2004

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A ringing call to action by one of the country's longest serving and most respected legislators. In the months and years following September 11, Senator Robert C.

A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren

A Walk On The Wild Side

Year: 1956

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With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a

Those Guys Have All The Fun by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

Those Guys Have All The Fun

Year: 2011

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It began, in 1979, as a mad idea of starting a cable channel to televise local sporting events throughout the state of Connecticut.

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz

Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

Year: 1963

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Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination.

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist

Year: 1971

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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York …

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