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Sep 16, 1821

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The Unix Timestamp is -4679683200.

Events:


This special day is held on September 16th to mark the day back in 1987 when the Montreal Protocol was signed. As a result, a number of special events such as...
For good or bad, it can be argued that the traditional radial family is becoming a thing of the past. Stepfamily Day recognizes that surrogate and...
Play-Doh Day is an opportunity for everyone, whether a child or simply young at heart, to celebrate this iconic modelling clay. Play-Doh was originally...
It doesn't have any particularly poetic origin, but Guacamole Day is a terrific excuse to indulge in the tastiest of dips. Not only is it a great addition to a...
Working Parents Day is a day to celebrate those amazing parents who work hard all year to provide for their families. Being a parent is tough and often...
Why not be a geologist for the day in celebration of Collect Rocks Day? If you're the type of person who can't resist picking up a pebble or two at the beach,...

History Facts:


16-09-1498 Death of Tomas de Torquemada inquisitor who burned 10 000 people
16-09-1620 Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims
16-09-1630 Mass village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston
16-09-1662 Flamsteed sees solar eclipse 1st known astronomical observation
16-09-1782 Great Seal of US used for 1st time
16-09-1795 British capture Capetown
16-09-1810 Mexico 1st declares independence from Spain (National Day)
16-09-1812 Fire of Moscow
16-09-1857 Typesetting machine patent
16-09-1858 1st overland mail for California
16-09-1893 Cherokee Strip Oklahoma opened to white settlement homesteaders
16-09-1908 William Crapo Durant incorporates General Motors
16-09-1915 US takes control of customs & finances of Haiti for 10 years
16-09-1919 American Legion incorporated by an act of Congress
16-09-1924 Cardinal Jim Bottomley bats in 12 RBIs in 1 game
16-09-1939 Yanks clinch pennant #11
16-09-1940 Samuel T Rayburn of Tx elected speaker of the House
16-09-1940 1st US peace-time draft in US enacted
16-09-1945 Barometric pressure at 856 mb (25.55") off Okinawa (record low)
16-09-1946 James Jeans dies
16-09-1947 1st automobile to exceed 400 mph John Cobb Bonneville Salt Flats
16-09-1955 Bauer & Berra homer in the 9th beating Red Sox 5-4 taking over 1st
16-09-1964 Shindig premiers
16-09-1966 Metropolitan Opera opens at NY's Lincoln Center
16-09-1968 Richard Nixon appears on Laugh-in
16-09-1972 1st TV series about mixed marriage - Bridgit Loves Bernie
16-09-1974 Pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for Vietnam deserters
16-09-1974 BART begins regular transbay service
16-09-1975 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
16-09-1976 Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop
16-09-1977 Maria Callas American-born prima donna dies in Paris at 53
16-09-1978 Yanks beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks 3-2
16-09-1979 Catfish Hunter Day at Yankee Stadium
16-09-1982 massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila & Sabra begins
16-09-1984 Miami Vice premiers

Famous Birthdays:


16-09-1387 Henry V, king of England (1413-22)
16-09-1822 Charles S Crocker, of Southern Pacific fame
16-09-1823 Francis Parkman, American historian, author (Oregon Trail)
16-09-1838 James J Hill, RR entrepreneur
16-09-1858 A Bonar Law, (C), British prime minister (1922-23)
16-09-1877 James J Jeans, cosmologist & astrophysicist
16-09-1887 Nadia Boulanger, in Paris Music teacher
16-09-1888 Frans Sillanp„„, Finnish writer (Meek Heritage) (Nobel 1939)
16-09-1893 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungarian biochemist (Nobel 1937)
16-09-1911 Wilfred Burchett, Australian Communist, journalist, writer
16-09-1914 Allen Funt, 'Candid Camera' creator
16-09-1922 Janis Paige, in Tacoma Washington
16-09-1924 Lauren Bacall, in Staten Island (Dark Passage, Key Largo)
16-09-1924 Bess Myerson in NY, Miss America 1945
16-09-1925 Charlie Byrd, guitarist
16-09-1925 B.B. King, singer, musician
16-09-1926 Robert Schuller, televangelist
16-09-1927 Peter Falk, Actor (Colombo)
16-09-1932 Anne Francis, in Ossining NY
16-09-1934 Elgin Baylor, NBA star
16-09-1948 Rosemary Casals, Tennis Player
16-09-1949 Ed Begley Jr, (St Elsewhere)
16-09-1972 Shalane McCall

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1821-09-16
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 16-09-1821
Federated States of Micronesia : 09-16-1821
Australia, Belize : 16-09-1821 or 09-16-1821
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1821-09-16 or 16-09-1821
Albania : 1821-09-16 or 16/09/1821
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 16/09/1821
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 16.09.1821
Austria : 16.9.1821 or 16.9.21 or 16. September 1821 or 16. September 21
Bangladesh : 16-09-21 or 21-09-16
Belgium : 16-09-1821
Turkmenistan : 16.09.1821 or 16.09.21
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 16. 9. 1821. or 16. September 1821.
Czech Republic : 16. 9. 1821 or 16. September 1821
Cambodia : 1821-09-16 or 16-09-1821
Canada : 16-09-1821 or 1821 09 16 or 16/09/21 or Sep/16/1821 or Sep 16, 1821 or September 16, 1821 or September-16-21 or 1821-09-16 or 16 September 1821
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1821-09-16
Denmark : 16-09-1821 or 16-09-21 or 1821-09-16 or 18210916 or 16. September 1821 or 16/9-21 or 16/9-1821
Estonia : 16.9.1821 or 16. September 1821
Finland, Serbia : 16.9.1821 or 16. September 1821
France, Ireland : 16/09/1821 or 16-09-1821
Germany : 16.09.21 or 16.9.21 or 16.09.1821 or 16.9.1821 or 1821-09-16 or 16. September 1821
Hong Kong : 16/09/21 or 16/9/21 or 16/09/1821 or 16/9/1821 or 1821/09/16
Hungary : 1821. 09. 16.
India : 16-09-1821 or 18210916 or 1821 09 16 or 1821-09-16
Iran : 1821/09/16 or 21/9/16 or 1821-09-16 or 16 September 1821
Kazakhstan : 1821.16.09 or 16.09.1821 or 16.09.21
Kenya : 21/09/16 or 16/09/1821 or 9/16/1821
Korea : 1821.09.16 or 1821/09/16
Latvia : 16.09.1821 or 1821.09.16
Luxembourg : 16/09/1821 or 16.9.1821
Maldives : th 1821f September, 1821 or 16.09.1821 or 16.09.21 or 16/09/21 or 16/09/1821 or 16-09-21 or 16-09-1821
Mongolia : 1821.09.16
Montenegro : 16.9.1821
Netherlands : 16-09-21 or 16-09-1821 or 16 September 21 or 16 September 1821
Nigeria : 16/09/21
Norway : 16.09.1821 or 160921 or 1821-09-16 or 16/9-21
Pakistan, Spain : 16/09/21 or 16/09/1821
Philippines : September 16, 1821 or 16-09-1821
Portugal : 16/09/1821 or 16-09-1821 or 1821-09-16
Poland : 16.09.1821
Romania : 16.09.1821 or 16-Sep-1821
Russia : 16.09.1821 or 16.09.21
Saudi Arabia : 16/09/1821 or 09/16/1821
Slovakia : 16. 09. 1821
Slovenia : 1821.09.16 or 16.9.1821 or 16. September 1821
South Africa : 1821-09-16 or 16/9/21
Sweden : 1821-09-16 or 16/9 1821 or 16/9 -21 or 16.09.1821
Ukraine : 16.09.21 or 16.09.1821 or 16/09/1821
United States of America : 09/16/21 or 09/16/1821 or 16 September 1821 or 16 Sep 1821 or 1821-09-16
Uzbekistan : 16.09.1821 or 16/09 1821

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