On This Day: September 16th
This is 259th day of the year and 106 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—16 Elul 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 18th day of the 8th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Mexico began its revolt against Spanish rule.
1887–1979, French conductor and musician, born in Paris.
B. B. Kingguitarist
James Jerome Hillrailroad builder
Jean Arpsculptor, painter
Allen Funtradio and television producer
Charlie Byrdjazz guitarist
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