January 16 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include January 16

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jennie-kim" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/d1444e92-3487-49b0-c2f1-1e8454b06600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jennie Kim" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jennie-kim" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jennie Kim</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/john-carpenter" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c5361186-7d8d-48dc-c1d2-8e58c112e500/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="John Carpenter" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Director</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/john-carpenter" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">John Carpenter</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/meri-brown" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/8abdb730-5415-46d8-ba40-1dfeecbda300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Meri Brown" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/meri-brown" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Meri Brown</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lin-manuel-miranda" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/47a483fa-1d53-4b79-edc2-9eadd60dd300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Lin-Manuel Miranda" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Stage Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lin-manuel-miranda" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Lin-Manuel Miranda</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1458 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Death of Queen Hatshepsut</div><div class='timeline-text'>Famed Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut passed away, her impact on history immortalized in the Valley of the Kings.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>27 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Augustus</div><div class='timeline-text'>Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus is honored with the title Augustus, beginning the era of the Roman Empire.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1547</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inception of Tsardom of Russia</div><div class='timeline-text'>Grand Duke Ivan IV succeeds in transforming the Grand Duchy of Moscow into the Tsardom of Russia.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1605</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Edition of Don Quixote</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first part of Miguel de Cervantes' novel, Don Quixote, is published in Madrid, Spain.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1786</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Religious Freedom in Virginia</div><div class='timeline-text'>Virginia enacts the Statute for Religious Freedom, written by Thomas Jefferson, advancing religious liberty.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1847</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>California's First Governor</div><div class='timeline-text'>John C. Frémont becomes the first Governor of the newly-defined California Territory.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1883</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>US Civil Service Reforms</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act is enacted, marking the establishment of the United States Civil Service by Congress.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2001</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Theodore Roosevelt's Posthumous Honor</div><div class='timeline-text'>US President Bill Clinton awards a posthumous Medal of Honor to former President Theodore Roosevelt for his service in the Spanish–American War.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Female President in Africa</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is sworn in as the President of Liberia, becoming Africa's first female elected head of state.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United States Senate ratifies the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement replacing NAFTA, advancing North American trade.</div></div></div>

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