According to Gregory calendar, on August 16, the day number in a year is 229 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 230. August 16 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 16 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1513The Battle of the League of Kambarai-King Henry VIII of England and the allies of this royal empire defeated the French cavalry, who were then forced to force.
1691Yorktown, Virginia was discovered in the US.
1743The earliest boxing rules formulated in England.
1777America defeated Britain in the Battle of Bennington.
1777Under the leadership of American revolutionary war-Americans, General Johnstark, British and Brearswick soldiers were subjected to Frederick Bome in Brelett, Benington in Wallomosac, New York.
1780Britain defeated the Americans decisively in the Battle of Camden, South Carolina.
1787Turkey declared war on Russia (Russo-Turkish War 1787–92).
1819Fifteen people were killed and 400–700 others were injured, cavalry in a crowd of around 60–80,000, mounted in a crowd, gathered in England's St. Peter Field, Manchester, to demand a reform of immutable representation.
1824Lafitte visited the United States, departing on September 7, 1825.
1837The Dutch Bonzol stronghold ended the Paidi war.
1841The us Chairman John Tyler opposed a bill that went to the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States, rioting members of the outraged White House outside the White House in the most violent demonstration on the White House grounds in American history.
1854The National Emigration Conference began in Cleveland.
1858A telegraph message from Queen Victoria of Britain to US President James Bushman was broadcast via Trans Atlantic Cable.
1863After Spain announced the Republic of Dominican, the rebels picked up the Dominican flag at the Santiago de Los Cabelrows to begin the restoration of the war.
1886Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Dev, the great saint and thinker died.
1890Alexander Clarke, journalist and lawyer, became Liberia's designated minister.
1896A group led by Scucum Jim Mason discovered gold near Dawsonniti, Yukon, Canada, establishing Clondic Gold Rush.
1900The second Boer War-A was abandoned 10,000 strong columns that Kitchener broke a 13-day siege of a small Germanon.
1906An earthquake of 8.6 magnitude struck the South American country of Chile, killing about twenty thousand people.
1927Dole air race began; Eight fixed-wing aircraft competed with Toffee from Opland, California to Honolulu, Hawaii, but failed to fly only twice.
1928The liner SS Bremen was launched in the German Ocean.
1929The long -standing dispute between Muslims and Jews over access to the western western wall in Jerusalam continued during a week -long riots across Palestine.
193113 people died in a train collision near Leben, Austria.
1933Spencer Tracy and Coleen Moore's drama film The Power and the Glory was published.
1946The Muslim League declared a direct action day, during which around 5000 people were killed and 15,000 were injured in Kolkata during the violence.
1946As a result of the call of the Muslim League for an independent Pakistan, there was a broader riot and mansab between Hindus and Muslims in the city of Calcutta.
1948Babe Ruth died at the age of 53.
1954The first issue of Sports Illustrated magazine was published in the United States.
1960Cyprus gained independence from the United Kingdom. This day is celebrated there as Independence Day.
1960Joseph Kittinger parachutes over 102,800 feet (31,330 m) in New Mexico, setting records for a high-altitude jump, free-filing height, and fastest speed by a human being from an aircraft.
1962The Beatles fired drummer Pete Best and replaced Ringo Star (picture).
1970Goodwill Ambassador Manisha Koirala of the popular Hindi film heroine and UN Population Fund was born.
1977Rock and roll king Elvis Prisley was found dead in the bathroom of his home.
1977Elvis Presley, 'The King of Rock and Roll', officially found dead at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Tennessy, as he was found irresponsible on the floor of his Grassscland bathroom.
1987Northwest Airlines flight 255 crashed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Michigan, killing 156 people.
1987The Northwest Airlines flight 255 Detroit, Michigan, crashed after takeoff at the US, killing the crew and passengers.
1997Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died.
2001Astronomers had found a planet outside the solar system using the Hubble Space Telescope.
2006The word 'International Astronomical Association' suggests a new meaning of the word 'which is to be voted on 24 August. It will include Charon, Eris and Ceres as planets.
2007About 200 people in Iran have been convicted of going to an 'illegal rock concert', including alcohol and female singers.
2008The Abkhazian Army takes control of 13 Georgian villages with the support of the Armed Forces of the Russian Union, claims the Georgian army.
2009The US mainland has been severely affected by the tropical storm, cloudset.
2009why. E. Yang won the 2009 PGA Championship, the first Asian player to win the men's leading golf championship.
2010According to United Nations officials, 3.5 million children may suffer from waterborne diseases due to floods in Pakistan.
2011World Youth Day 2011: Commenced in Madrid by the Catholic Church.
2012Ecuador gave political asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.
2012Nuclear regulators from nine countries held an emergency meeting in Brussels, which was caused by an unusual fissure in the water reactor vessel found in the basic steel material of Doyle 3.
2014Governor J Nixon announced an emergency and curfew status in Ferguson city of Missouri due to the earlier riots night.

Important Historical Events of 16 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
2011Indian social activist Anna Hazare has been convicted in New Delhi in exchange for the proposed fast against corruption.
2013The Indian rupee has come below Rs 62.03 against the US dollar, which is a new time.

Important Days of 16 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Dominican Republic Restoration DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 16 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1920Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Reddy / Politician / India
1955David Dhawan / Actor / India
1957R. R. Patil / Politician / India
1968Arvind Kejriwal / Politician / India

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