September 16 in History – What happened on 16 September in Past

✅ Published on September 16th, 2021 in September in History

16 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 16, the day number in a year is 259 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 260. September 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.

September 16 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1400Owain Glyndwr was proclaimed Prince of Wales and instigated arevolt against the rule of Henry IV of England.
1702John Churchill was forced to surrender Venlo on the River Meuse.
1725Treaty of Hanover; Signed between Great Britain, France and Prussia.
1729William K. H. Friso was made Viceroy of the city of Groningen.
1747French troops captured Zoom and Bergen.
1776American Revolutionary War-On hearing the British troops sounding their bugles as if it were a fox hunt, the American colonistsheld their ground and achieved a victory at the Battle of Harlem Heightsin present-day New York City.
1782The Great Seal of the United States was used for the first time.
1795British forces captured Cape Town from the Netherlands.
1810Mexico achieves independence from Spain after 300 years of Spanish Colonial Rule.
1810Miguel Hidalgo, the parish priest in Dolores, Guanajuato,delivered the Grito de Dolores to his congregation, instigating the Mexican War of Independence against Spain.
1821Mexico's independence was recognized.
1824Charles succeeded his brother Louis XVIII as the king of tenth France.
1840Hand-drawn works and papers relating to the Joseph Strud Derby Arboretum), which became England's first public park.
1848France, based in Western Europe, abolished slavery in all its colonies.
1861Savings Bank opened in British Post Office.
1892The first woman took admission to Yale University to graduate.
1906Roald Emundson of Norway discovered the magnetic south pole.
1908William Crepo Billy founded the automobile manufacturer General Motors.
1916Classical singer and actress MS awarded the Bharat Ratna, the country's largest civilian honor. Subbalakshmi was born.
1920A bomb rocked Wall Street killing 38 people and wounded over 400. The mystery was never solved but it was widely believe to be the work of radical anarchists.
1920A bomb in a horse wagon exploded in frontof the J. P. Morgan building in New York City, killing 38 people andinjuring 400 others.
1932Mahatma Gandhi commences his hunger strike in attempts to abolish the new Birtish Caste Separation Laws.
1940World War II-Italy captured the town of Sidi Barrani, buttheir invasion of Egypt progressed no further.
1941Shah Reza Pahlavi of Iran was forced to abdicate in favour ofhis son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
19471,930 people were killed by cyclone Kathleen in Saitama, Japan's capital.
1956Television broadcasting began in Australia.
1959Haloid Xerox introduced the Xerox 914, the first modernphotocopier, invented by American physicist Chester Carlson.
1961The United States' National Hurricane Research Project soughtto weaken Hurricane Esther by seeding it with silver iodide, leading tothe establishment of Project Stormfury.
1963Malaya, Singapore, North Borneo (present-day Sabah), andSarawak merged to form Malaysia.
1966In South Vietnam, Thich Tri Quang ended a 100-day hunger strike.
1967The Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test in eastern Kazakh.
1975Papua New Guinea gained independence from Australia.
1975Australia liberated Papua New Guinea.
1978A 7.7 Magnitude earthquake rocks Tabas, Iran. It killed more than 20,000 people and flattened the town to the ground. Rescue operations are in process in the hope of finding survivors who are buried under debris but may still be alive.
1978The 7.7-magnitude earthquake that struck Tabar, Iran, killed 25,000 people.
1978General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq officially assumed the presidency of Pakistan.
1986177 people died after being trapped in a gold mine in South Africa.
1987The Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed toprotect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of a number ofsubstances believed to be responsible for ozone depletion, opened forsignature.
1990Construction of the Northern Xinjiang Railway was completed between Ürümqi and Alashankou, linking the railway lines of China andKazakhstan, and adding a sizable portion to the Eurasian Land Bridge.
1994Britain banned the transmission of Northern Ireland to Sinn Féin and paramilitary groups.
1997Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computers, which he had founded to temporarily run the company during a search for a permanent leader.
2003The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at the current 45-year low of 1% as the core inflation is at a 37 year low of 1.3%.
2005Pervez Musharraf, the president of Pakistan, has provoked an outrage amongst the people by stating that rape victims in Pakistan are part of a 'money making concern'.
2006The Fourteenth Non-Aligned Movement Summit ended in Havana, Cuba.
2007The plane crashed in Thailand killing 89 people.
2010Poverty rates in the United States hit a 15-year high of 14.3 percent which is equivalent to about 43.6 million people.
2011NASA scientists excitedly announce the discovery of a circum-binary planet. A planet that orbits two stars instead of one.
2014Russian Tycoon and billionaire VladmirYevtushenkov is placed under house arrest for alleged money laundering.
2014The Islamic State waged war against Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Famous Birthdays of September 16 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1916Frank Farrell / Rugby Player / Australia
1958Orel Hershiser / Baseball Player / United States of America
1959Tim Raines / Baseball Player / United States of America
1915Cy Walter / Pianist / United States of America
1987Travis Wall / Dancer / United States of America
1992Jake Roche / Actor / United Kingdom
1928Lady Gwen Thompson / Author / United Kingdom
1955Robin Yount / Baseball Player / United States of America
1964Mary Coustas / Writer / Australia
1979Fanny / Singer / France
1982Fiete Sykora / Footballer / Germany
1974Monique Brumby / Writer / Australia
1958Jennifer Tilly / Actress / United States of America
1943Wang Houjun / Footballer / China
1905Vladimír Holan / Poet / Czech Republic
1919Andy Russell / Actor / United States of America
1916M. S. Subbulakshmi / Singer / India
1978Dan Dickau / Basketball Player / United States of America
1973George Corrie / Footballer / United Kingdom
1926John Knowles / Novelist / United States of America
1951Vince Bell / Writer / United States of America
1984Katie Melua / Writer / United Kingdom
1985Max Minghella / Actor / United Kingdom
1859Yuan Shikai / Politician / China
1983Katerine Avgoustakis / Pianist / Belgium
1891Karl Dönitz / Politician / Germany
1981Alexis Bledel / Actress / United States of America
1898H. A. Rey / Author / United States of America
1897Milt Franklyn / Composer / United States of America
1893Albert Szent-Györgyi / Biochemist / United States of America

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