On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5 day pollution red alert declared in Beijing and 21 other Chinese cities, classified by officials as a “meteorological disaster”

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US State Department increases reward for information on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to $25 million

Leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Leader of Islamic State
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi