On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2016

Historical Events

  • Ed Whitlock at 85 becomes oldest person to complete a marathon under 4 hours, at Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes

Famous Deaths

  • Kigeli V, last King of Rwanda (1959-61), dies at 80
  • Stuart Edwards, British guitarist (Edison Lighthouse - "Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes"), dies of cancer at 73
2016 Highlights

About October 16, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra