How long until August 16, 2019 ?
There are 51 days until August 16, 2019
Famous birthdays of August 16
- (2014) Summer Rutler: American child of noted family, her...
- (2006) D: Dancer.
- (2003) Harvey Bautista: Filipino actor.
- (2001) Cole Jensen: TV Actor.
- (2000) Felicite Tomlinson: Family Member.
Holidays and feasts of August 16
- 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
Facts of August 16
- (2007) United States forces launch an airborne assault on a desert compound south of Baghdad in search of Sunni militants in the first phase of Operation Marne Husky. (Reuters)
- (2006) The death toll from the flooding of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia nears 500. (BBC)
- (2010) 45 Chilean special forces have been sent to Easter Island to monitor events. (RNZI)
- (2008) Georgian officials claim Abkhazian army, backed by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, takes control of 13 Georgian villages. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- (2010) Iran nuclear program
August 16 over the years: how did the world look like on August 16 in the past 120 years ?
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