According to Gregory calendar, on December 16, the day number in a year is 351 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 352. December 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 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1598The Korean Navy of Admiral Yi Surya-Pap defeated the battle of Natang of the Japanese fleet, which was the last naval war of the Emagne War.
1631A volcanic eruption in Mount Vesuvius, Italy, destroyed six villages and killed more than four thousand people.
1653Oliver Cromwell became the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England.
1689The England Parliament adopted the Bill of Rights, announceing that the British had some positive citizens and political rights.
1707The last record of Mount Fuji in Japan exploded.
1707The last volcano erupted in Mount Fuji, Japan.
1740Frederick II of Persia invaded the succession of Austria to start the war and the Habsburg occupation of Silesia.
1761Seven-year-old war-rich forces captured Kalberg, the last port of Priusia on the Baltic coast, after a four-month siege.
1761Seven Years' War: After a four-month siege, Russian Kolbergs under the command of Puert Ryumantesh took over the Prussian fort.
1773Under the Tea Act, a group of colonists threw it into the Boston Harbor, to prevent them from unloading without their consent under the Tea Act.
1826Benjamin W. Edwards traveled to the Mexican-controlled Nacogdoches, Texas, and declared himself the ruler of the Republic of Fredonia.
1838The Boers won a decisive victory over the Zulus in the Battle of the Blood River.
184019 years after his death, the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was cremated.
1854The machine was used to clean the road in Philadelphia, USA for the first time.
1860Powell Napco, one of the scientists who invented TV, was born.
1862Nepal accepted the constitution of its state.
1873Heineken Brewery was founded in Amsterdam Netherlands.
1899The Milan Football Club Association was established in Italy.
1903The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai opened to guests.
1918Visas Micivisius-Capsukas announced the formation of the Lithuanian Soviet-Socialist Republic, which is a puppet state, which was created by Cyon Trusia to justify the Lithuanian-Soviyat War.
1920More than 1 lakh people died due to the earthquake in China's province of Kansas.
1920Finland joins League of Nations.
193011 banks were closed in North Carolina.
1933Diego Martinez Barrio resigned as Prime Minister of Spain.
1938Adolf Hitler established the Cross of Honor of the German mother as an order of merit for Imperial German women.
1939The first battle of Summa started.
1942The Soviet Union started Tatsinkaya Red.
1944The Second World War-Nazi Germany's Wharamach launched its last aggressive war in the Western Front.
1946Thailand became a member of the United Nations.
1949Sukarno was elected President of the Republic of Indonesia.
1955England's busiest Heathrow Airport launched.
1960134 people died after a collision between two aircraft collided between two aircraft in heavy clouds on the Stinnius land in New York City.
1960136 people were killed in a plane crash in New York City, USA.
1969The British Parliament voted in favor of abolishing the death penalty altogether.
1986Deenmukmed Konayev was dismissed as the first secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan, riots were provoked outside the country.
1997An episode from the Japanese television series Pokémon, Danyo Senshi Porgon inspired epilepsy seizures in 685 children.
2006Space constitution was finalized in Nepal. Under this, King Gyanendra was removed as the head of the country.
2010The Gallongla tunnel of Tibet, which is built at an altitude of 3,750 meters, is completed, which connects the Medog County to the outside world.
2010The Republic of Ireland is approved by the International Monetary Fund, a 22.5BN euro loan.
2011A budget agreement is signed by the American Senate and the House of Representatives.
2011A report claiming almost all research on Chimpanzee is scientifically inappropriate, which causes the US National Health Institute to stop new studies using Chimpanzee.
2012Japan has a general election with former Prime Minister and opposition Liberal Democratic Party leader Shinzo Abe.
2012The Vice President of South Africa, Kalgema Motullathe challenged the party leadership by President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration of the African National Congress (ANC).
2013Robot manufacturer Boston Dynamics is purchased by Google for an unknown amount; The first was contracted by the US Army.
2013After years of lack of years, scientists reported that Arctic sea ice has expanded and regenerated in volume.
201318 people died and 20 others were injured when a bus overturned in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
2014Apple Inc. won a no -confidence case, alleging blocking competitive music providers in its iTunes 7.0 update; The company proved that its upgradation had product improvements and consumers were still able to use the music purchased elsewhere.
2014Astronauts of the International Space Station have created a special wrench in their 3D printers using the custom-designed blueprint emailed at the station from engineers on Earth; Previously, object pre-loaded design files are printed.
2014A Tehreek-e-Taliban attack in a school in Peshawar in Pakistan killed 145 people, mostly school children.

Important Historical Events of 16 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1930Harman Lem, 'father of' modern bank robbery', was shot during an attempt to rob a robbery in Clinton, Indiana, America.
1971Bangladesh separated from Pakistan and became an independent nation after agreeing to a cease-fire between India and Pakistan.
2012A woman was gang -raped in a bus in New Delhi, causing public protests against the Government of India and the Delhi government across the country.

Important Days of 16 December National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
National Victory DayNational Day
Victory DayNational Day
Bahrain Independence DayNational Day
Bangladesh Victory DayNational Day
Kazakhstan Independence DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 16 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1929Tarak Mehta / Writer / India
1957H. D. Kumaraswamy / Politician / India
1959H. D. Kumaraswamy / Politician / India

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