On This Day: December 16th
This is 350th day of the year and 15 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—18 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 21st day of the 11th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1770–1827, German Composer.
Philip K. Dickwriter
George Santayanaphilosopher and poet
Noel Cowardplaywright, composer
Arthur C. Clarkescience fiction writer
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