October 16th is Department Store Day and Dictionary Day.
Today marks day 289 of the year, and we have 76 days left of the year.
If you’re thirsty for knowledge on the past happenings of October 16, then you’re in the right place! Let us quench your thirst with these historical events that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1923, the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio was founded by Walt and his brother Roy O. Disney? It would change its name 63 years later to The Walt Disney Company.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about October 16th in history!
What Events Happened On October 16 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On October 16
Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on this day throughout history.
“Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people?”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
Famous People Born On October 16
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as John Mayer? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1977 John Mayer
- 44 years old
- Born In:
- Connecticut, USA
1854 Oscar Wilde
- Died On:
- Nov 30, 1900 (Age 46)
- Born In:
- Dublin, Ireland
Special Holidays On October 16
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Department Store Day
National Dictionary Day
October 16 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
Everyone who was born on October 16th shares the same star sign, Libra.
For those of you born in October, you have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. Opal was originally the recognized birthstone for October, but in 1952 the pink tourmaline became an alternate stone to opal.
People born on this day were likely conceived on or around January 23 in the same year.