This Day in History on 16 JanuaryThe 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 January. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
National Religious Freedom Day (United States)
Teacher’s Day (Myanmar)
Teachers’ Day (Thailand)
1946 – Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
1985 – Sidharth Malhotra, Indian actor
Death/ Death Anniversary
1711 – Joseph Vaz, Indian-Sri Lankan priest and saint (b. 1651)
1938 – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay Indian author and playwright (b. 1876)
2010 – Jyoti Basu, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1914)