What Happened on October 16, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The US Coast Guard lifts a ban on liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers entering Boston Harbor to make deliveries to Distrigas' Everett LNG terminal that had been imposed on September 26 in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11

Famous Deaths

  • Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), dies of cancer at 72