On This Day: October 16th
This is 289th day of the year and 76 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—7 Heshvan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 8th day of the 9th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
John Mayersonger, songwriter
Michael Collinsrevolutionary leader
William O. Douglasjurist
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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.