On This Day 16 October

Important Days

World Anaesthesia Day (International)


World Food Day (International)

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1818 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (d. 1882)

1921 – Sita Ram Goel, Indian historian, publisher and writer (d. 2003)

1948 – Hema Malini, Indian actress, director, producer, and politician

1952 – Crazy Mohan, Indian actor, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 2019)

1982 – Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian actor, singer, and producer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1799 – Veerapandiya Kattabomman Indian activist (b. 1760)

1951 – Liaquat Ali Khan, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan (b 1895)

2013 – Govind Purushottam Deshpande, Indian playwright and academic (b. 1938)