What happened this day in history September 16, 2007

What are the important events that happened on September 16, 2007? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 16, 2007: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 16, 2007 is the 259th day of the year 2007 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 106 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 3, 2007 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 330,528 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectapentacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $45.98. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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September 16, 2007 Historical Events

  • 2007
    Mercenaries working for Blackwater Worldwide allegedly shoot and kill 17 Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square, Baghdad; all criminal charges against them are later dismissed, sparking outrage in the Arab world.
  • 2007
    One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.

Who died on September 16, 2007?

  • 2007
    Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)

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