December 16, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Thursday, December 16, 2021, was 1 month and 3 days ago. It was the 350th day and 12th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 16th day of Winter and there are 75 days left until Spring. December 16, 2021 zodiac sign is Sagittarius. On this day, Joe Biden (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.92 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about December 16, 2021, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at December 16 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 350th day of the year
Day of week 350th Friday of 2021
Week index Week 51st week of 2021
Season 16th day of Winter
Generation Generation Alpha
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius ♐
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Jupiter
Numerology 6
December Birthstone Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
December Birth flower Narcissus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write December 16, 2021, in Roman numerals: XIIXVIMMXXI (month-day, year)

December 16th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for December 16 is Sagittarius ♐. Sagittarius' strengths are: being idealistic, generous, and humor. While the weaknesses are: impatient, get bored quickly, and do things carelessly. Jupiter is the ruling planet of Sagittarius.

Top news headlines from December 16, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on December 16th:

#SpiderManNoWayHome Vincent Jackson Jeff Garlin Lewis Hamilton Jason Hitch Flow La Movie plane crash

December 16th events in history

Below are some important historical events that happened on December 16.

1998 – Iraq disarmament crisis: Operation Desert Fox - the United States and United Kingdom bomb targets in Iraq.

1944 – Nazi Germany launches a counteroffensive against the Allies in the Ardennes region of Belgium, beginning the'Battle of the Bulge'.

1920 – 8.5 earthquake rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000.

Stock markets on December 16, 2021

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December 16, 2021 US Holidays

Holidays on this day: No major holidays found for this date.

Popular Tweets on Dec 16, 2021

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


December 16, 2021 in Music

The number one song on The Billboard Hot 100 was "Easy On Me" by Adele.

December 16 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
December 16, 2021 life path number is 6. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 6 is thought to be a fixer and the glue that holds families, communities together and will protect their loved ones at any cost. You are caring, protective and you dedicate your life to fixing the problems of those around you.


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