What Happened on January 16, 2006

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.


Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Biber, American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery, (b. 1923)
2006 Highlights

About January 16, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Grillz - Nelly Featuring Paul Wall, Ali & Gipp
  • UK #1 Song: That's My Goal - Shayne Ward