16. August

of the 16. August is the 228. Day of the Gregorian calendar (the 229. in leap years): thus still 137 days up to the year end remain.

Historical anniversaries
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Table of contents

of events

Humboldt university to Berlin

disasters

crime

  • 1988: In Gladbeck a taking of hostages in a branch of the German bank , which is terminated only 54 hours later on the motorway between Cologne and Frankfurt/Main, begins. Two hostages anda policeman die
  • 2005: In Taizé the monastery founder Frère Roger of a probably mentally disturbed woman with the evening prayer with a measurer murders
  • 2005: The computer worm Zotob strikes the remote very much transmitter CNN. It is transferred „live “

Sport

entries from athlete IC world records is under the respectiveDiscipline under Leichtathletik; for events within the range formula 1 see there.

culture

science

born

died

of celebration and anniversaries

see also: Historical anniversaries, time scale

 

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