Some dates seem special than the other dates, most times because of the event taking place or that took place on that date in history.
While most dates reminds one of dad or happy occurrences, it is still cool to talk about dates as it helps understand where we are coming from, where we are and where we are going to.
In this article I hope to reveal to you fascinating facts you may not have known about July 16th even as most of our favourite celebrities were born on this day.
July 16th is the 197th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, which means it is remaining 168 days for this year to end.
Today July 16th, it will interest to know that it is celebrated as World Snake day by wildlife enthusiasts.
Though the origin of the celebration is unclear, it is done both virtually and physically, bringing together snake lovers to rejoice in their wonders of God's creation.
It is mostly used as a day to educate and inform people about how best to deal with snakes.
Famous birthdays today
If you are born on this day you must be lucky and a rare gem as you have the opportunity of celebrating your birthday with some of our most favourite celebrities, who over the years have used one art or the other to help us conquer boredom in this world.
Below are celebrities who have their birthdays today.
Nigerian Singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popular known as Wizkid or Starboy was born was born on 16 July, 1990. He is one of the most loved singer and song writer in Africa.
Happy birthday Starboy, we do hope you do something unique for your fans. 30 year with your achievement is a great one.
2. Gareth Bale
You cannot talk about footballers whom has made it big in football without mentioning Gareth Frank Bale.
Bale is a Welsh professional football player who have made history in football. He currently plays for LaLiga side, Real Madrid.
Bale was born on 16th July 1989.
3. Bobby Larsley
Franklin Roberto Lashley is an American Professional Wrestler and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to WWE.
Lashley, has remained one of the finest WWE stars of all time.
He was born on 16th July, 1974.
4. Katrina Kaif
If you are fan of Bollywood, you have seen this lady multiple times but may not know her name.
She is one of the superstar of Bollywood and one of India's highest paid actress.
Beautiful Katrina was born on this day (16th July) in 1983 in Hong Kong. Happy birthday beauty.
5. John William Ferrell
He is one of America's finest comedian and actor. He is known for his comedy films and TV broadcasting.
You may have watch a couple of his movies but you don't really know his name. He was also born on 16th July, 1967.
One of his movies I find really nice is "Blade of Glory".
6. Kim Woo-bin.
If you are into Korean movies, you must have seen this young talent model and actor a couple of times.
He is currently one of the superstars of South Korean movies. He was born on this day 1989.
7. Rosa Bianca Salazar
She is a Peruvian-American actress who has featured in so many outstanding movies.
If you have seen movies like 'Maze Runer: The Scorch trial', 'Maze Runer: The death cure', 'Undone' 'Alita:Battle Angel', 'Insurgents', Bird Box', and 'Night Owls', you will understand how good she is in acting.
She was born on this day in 1985. Happy birthday to her.
It was also on this day that United States of America tested the first Atomic Bomb in 1945 near Alamogordo New Mexico.
Today is really a day what remembering.
Drop your comments and go ahead to wish your favourite celebrity on the list, a Happy birthday. They want to know you care.
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However apart from today been celebrated as world snake day, they are historical events, we should all know about today.
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