On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2019

Historical Events

  • Egyptian archaeologists announce discovery of more than 20 painted wooden coffins from Theban necropolis of Asasif
  • First plant-powered selfie taken by Pete the Fern as part of research into use of microbial fuel cells at London Zoo (London, England)

Film & TV History

Netflix reveals its most popular original movie was Sandra Bullock's "Bird Box" and TV series "Stranger Things" for the year

Famous Deaths

  • John Clarke, American actor (Days of Our Lives -"Mickey"), dies at 88
2019 Highlights

About October 16, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: HIGHEST IN THE ROOM - Travis Scott
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I