Template:On this day/16 August
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- 1930 – The first colour soond cairtoon, cried Fiddlesticks, is made bi Ub Iwerks.
- 1954 – The first issue o Sports Illustrated is published.
- 1960 – Cyprus (banner picturt) gains its unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1964 – Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh wi General Nguyễn Khánh as Preses o Sooth Vietnam. A new constitution is established wi aid frae the U.S. Embassy.
- 1972 – In an unsuccessfu coup d'état attempt, the Ryal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco's plane while he is traivellin back tae Rabat.