On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 2012

Historical Events

  • 116th Boston Marathon: Kenyan double; Wesley Korir wins men's section in 2:12:40; Sharon Cherop first woman in 2:31:50
  • At least 55 people are killed in the Syrian uprising despite UN presence to oversee ceasefire
  • For the first time since 1977 no Pulitzer Prize is awarded for fiction

Famous Deaths

  • Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, Danish shipping Magnate, dies at 98
2012 Highlights

About April 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries