What Happened on August 16, 2011

Historical Events

  • World Youth Day 2011, organised by the Catholic church, begins in Madrid

Famous Weddings

  • Fashion designer Michael Kors (51) weds Lance LePere in Southampton, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Pete Pihos, American Pro/College Football HOF end (Indiana University; 6 x Pro Bowl; 6 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles), dies at 87
2011 Highlights

About August 16, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  • UK #1 Song: Promises - Nero