Historical Events on October 16 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 212 of 212

  • 2012 Conflict in Maiduguri, Nigeria, leads to 24 militant deaths and several structures set ablaze
  • 2013 21 people are killed after a minibus hits a land mine in Nawa, Syria
  • 2013 The United States ends its 16-day government shut down and avoids default in a Bi-partisan deal in the Senate
  • 2013 49 people are killed after Lao Airlines Flight 301¬†crashes in the Mekong River, Laos
  • 2013 18 people are killed after Typhoon Wipha strikes Japan
  • 2014 New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola, Spain and Venezuela are elected to the United Nations Security Council
  • 2014 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • 2016 Ed Whitlock at 85 becomes oldest person to complete a marathon under 4 hours, at Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes
  • 2017 Iraqi army seizes control of oil-rich Kirkuk, from Kurdish peshmerga
  • 2017 Storm formed from Hurricane Ophelia lashes Ireland, killing 3 people
  • 2017 Findings published of neutron star collision (17 August), the first cosmic event seen in gravitational waves and light. Confirms heavy elements such as gold the result of such collisions
  • 2017 Panama Papers Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in a suspicious car bomb in Malta