This Day in History on 16 December
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 16 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
Victory Day (Bangladesh)
Victory Day (India)
1773 – American Revolution: Boston Tea Party: Members of the Sons of Liberty disguised as Mohawk Indians dump hundreds of crates of tea into Boston harbor as a protest against the Tea Act.
1930 – Bank robber Herman Lamm and members of his crew are killed by a 200-strong posse, following a botched bank robbery, in Clinton, Indiana.
1959 – H. D. Kumaraswamy, Indian social worker and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Karnataka