Saturday, January 17, 2015

16th January date

16th January in History:
27 BC – Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus is granted the title Augustus by the Roman Senate, marking the beginning of the Roman Empire.
1556 – Philip II becomes King of Spain.
1809 – Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of La Coruña.
1991 – The Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).

Birthdays you share with:
1946 – Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
1985 – Sidharth Malhotra, Indian actor

Festivals and celebrations:
Teachers' Day (Thailand)
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