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1620 : Mayflower on its way

On September 16, 1620, the Mayflower departs England from the port of Plymouth with 102 passengers, bound for Virginia. It actually arrived on the coast of Massachusetts where travelers installed the first permanent European settlement.

1978 : Earthquake in Iran

On September 16, 1978, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 on the Richter scale hit Tabas in Iran. 25,000 people were killed.

1982 : Massacres at Sabra and Shatila

On September 16, 1982, following the assassination of President Bashir Gemayel, the Israelis seized the opportunity to surround the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila in Beirut, Lebanon. The Israelis let the Phalangists Christians in to search the terrorists responsible for the assassination of the Lebanese president. When, after several requests the Phalangists finally left, the Israelis realized that more than 1,000 Palestinian civilians were murdered in the camps in retaliation.

2007 : Blackwater military contractors accused of murder

On September 16, 2007, mercenaries working for the American private military security firm Blackwater killed 17 Iraki civilians on Nisour place in Baghdad. The U.S. military reported that there was no provocation on the part of civilians and that there was an excessive use of force. The license of Blackwater in Iraq was revoked. However, all charges were dismissed against the mercenaries because of a technicality.

Novità del giorno : 16 Settembre

Independance Day in Mexico
September 16 is Independence Day in Mexico which celebrates its independence, declared against Spain on September 16, 1810.
Independence Day in Papua New Guinea
September 16 is Independence Day in Papua New Guinea which commemorates its independence, gained against Australia on September 16, 1975.

Citazione del giorno : 16 Settembre

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Compleanni : 16 Settembre

Jiajing, Imperatore della Cina (1507)
Daoguang, Imperatore della Cina (1782)
Albrecht Kossel, Biochimico tedesco, premio Nobel per la Medicina e Fisiologia (1853)
Alfred Noyes, Poeta inglese (1880)
Alexander Korda, Regista ungherese (1893)
M. S. Subbulakshmi, Cantante indiana (1916)
Guy Hamilton, Regista inglese (1922)
Marcel Mouloudji, Cantante e attore francese (1922)
Lauren Bacall, Attrice americana (1924)
B.B. King, Musicista americano (1925)
Tommy Bond, Attore americano (1926)
Peter Falk, Attore americano (1927)
Anne Francis, Attrice americana (1930)
George Chakiris, Attore americano (1934)
Oskar Lafontaine, Uomo politico tedesco (1943)
Mickey Rourke, Attore americano (1952)
David Copperfield, Mago americano (1956)
Pierre Moscovici, Politico francese (1957)
Jennifer Tilly, Attrice americana (1958)
Richard Marx, Cantante americano (1963)
Kevin Young, Atleta americano (1966)
Marc Anthony, Cantante americano (1968)
Cécile de Ménibus, Presentatrice televisivo francese (1970)
Alexandre Vinokourov, Ciclista kazako (1973)
Alexis Bledel, Attrice americana (1981)
John Afoa, Rugby player di Nuova Zelanda (1983)
Sabrina Bryan, Attrice e cantante americana (The Cheetah Girls) (1984)
Katie Melua, Cantante inglese (1984)
Madeline Zima, Attrice americana (1985)

Ci hanno lasciato un 16 Settembre

Tomás de Torquemada, Inquisitore Generale spagnolo (1498)
Daniel Fahrenheit, Fisico tedesco (1736)
Farinelli, Castrato italiano (1782)
Nicolas Baudin, Esploratore francese (1803)
Edward Whymper, Alpinista inglese (1911)
Fred Quimby, Produttore americano (1965)
Maria Callas, Soprano americana e greca (1977)
Filip Nikolic, Attore e cantante francese (2009)
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