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|January 16th, 2027||Event||The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate.|
|January 16th, 2006||Event||Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia s new president. She becomes Africa s first female elected head of state.|
|January 16th, 2003||Event||The Space Shuttle Columbia takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. Columbia disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.|
|January 16th, 2002||Event||The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.|
|January 16th, 2001||Event||Congolese President Laurent-Desire Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.|
|January 16th, 2001||Event||US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.|
|January 16th, 1996||Event||Greek Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou resigns from office for health reasons.|
|January 16th, 1992||Event||El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City ending a 12-year civil war that claimed at least 75,000.|
|January 16th, 1991||Event||The United States goes to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).|
|January 16th, 1986||Event||First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.|
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