On January 16, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The sixteenth day of the Gregorian calendar is January 16th. The Gulf War with Iraq began on this day, Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition reached the South Pole, and the Scottish Parliament ratified the Act of Union, paving the way for the foundation of the United Kingdom.
Capricorn is the zodiac sign for January 16. Kate Moss, FKA Twigs, and Lin-Manuel Miranda all have famous birthdays. The 16th of January is also National Fig Newton Day.
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