January 16th is the sixteenth day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the Gulf War with Iraq was launched, Ernest Shackleton's expedition made it to the South Pole, and the Scottish Parliament ratified the Act of Union, which paved the way for the formation of Great Britain. Famous birthdays include Kate Moss, FKA Twigs, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. January 16th also marks  National Fig Newton Day.

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