On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2001

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
  • Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, dies at 77
2001 Highlights

About October 16, 2001

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra