What Happened on December 16, 2021

Historical Events

  • Six children die in a bouncy castle accident at a school in Devonport, Tasmasia, Australia
  • Super Typhoon Rai strikes the Philippines' south-eastern islands with winds of 195km/h (120mph), killing at least 375

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Mahoney, Canadian ice hockey coach (NHL: Minnesota North Stars 1983-85), dies at 82
  • Taniela Moa, Tongan rugby union halfback (20 caps; Auckland Blues, Section Paloise RUFC), dies at 36

About December 16, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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