The year 2016 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 2016 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2016 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 JanuaryNoted Shia cleric Nimr al Nimr and 46 other associates of Saudi Arabia were hanged by the government.
15 JanuaryThe terrorist attack at the hotel in Ogadogu in the West African country of Burkina Faso killed 28 people and injured 56 people.
09 February12 people were killed and 85 others injured when two trains collided in Bavaria province, Germany.
03 AprilWest Indies won the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2016 by defeating England in the final match played at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata.
10 AprilAround 110 people were killed and more than 300 injured in a massive fire at the Puttalinga temple in Kollam district of Kerala.
06 JanuaryNorth Korea successfully tested a thermonuclear weapon.
23 FebruaryUS primary election: Nevada Republican Donald Trump won with 45.9.5%.
13 MarchSuicide bombings killed 37 people in Ankara, Turkey.
21 AprilUS President Barack Obama embarked on a four-day trip to Britain with Michelle Obama.
19 MayEgyptair flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo disappeared over the Mediterranean.
07 JuneA car bomb attack on Istanbul's central police killed 11 people.
13 JulyTheresa May was elected Prime Minister by the United Kingdom's Conservative Party MPs.
05 AugustThe 31 Summer Olympics began at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
17 SeptemberThe terror bomb in Chelsea, New York left 29 injured.
30 OctoberAfter Canada and the US, the opposition signed a free trade agreement with Belgium.
04 NovemberParis compromises on effective climate change.
02 DecemberA fire killed 36 people during a dance party in Oakland.

Important Historical Events of the Year 2016 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
09 NovemberThe Indian currency 500 and 1000 notes were discontinued in the country.
04 January38th Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia died.

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