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.
We have 12 holidays listed for January 16.
National Fig Newton Day
Ready to get figgy with it? We’ve got everything to make your day pretty sweet.
National Nothing Day
If you’re doing nothing, aren’t you doing something, with nothing as the thing you’re doing?
Appreciate a Dragon Day
Get ready for some exhilaration as we celebrate one of man’s greatest imaginative creatures.
Book Publishers Day
Come along, let’s celebrate industrious people who make books available to us all.
International Hot and Spicy Food Day
On this day, get ready to consume some delicious, yet super spicy dishes.
National Good Teen Day
Get ready to celebrate teens who make an effort to be responsible members of society.
National Religious Freedom Day
On this day, promote the message of religious acceptance in any way you can.
National Without a Scalpel Day
Join in as we celebrate one of the most remarkable medical innovations.
Prohibition Remembrance Day
Prepare to observe a day that reminds us of the need to stay clear-headed.
World Religion Day
Our differences make us stronger, so join us in celebrating our different beliefs and cultures.