On This Day: January 16th
This is 16th day of the year and 349 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—10 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 11th day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1901–1973, Cuban President.
A.J. Foytauto racer
Dizzy Deanbaseball player
Robert W. Servicewriter
Susan Sontagwriter and critic
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.