How long until August 16, 2021 ?
There are 203 days until August 16, 2021
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
- (2012) Pakistan: Gunmen attack the Pakistan Air Force Minhas base in Punjab with five soldiers and nine attackers reported dead. (Reuters)
- (2015) Jordan Spieth of the United States finishes second and by doing so becomes the number-one-ranked golfer in the world ahead of Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland. (ABC News Australia)
- (1940) 45 German aircrafts shot down over England
- (1995) Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.
- (2018) Freedom of the press in the United States: In coordinated editorials defending press freedom, hundreds of U.S. newspapers rebuke President Donald Trump's repeated accusations that the news media reports "fake news" and that journalists are "enemies of the people". (RTÉ News)
August 16 over the years: how did the world look like on August 16 in the past 120 years ?
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