2016

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July 3, 2022

The year 2016 corresponds to the year 2016. It is a leap year in which the first day is Friday and is Year of the Monkey Atsaka Chulachak 1379 (16th April is the solemn day)

Leader of Thailand

King: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great (June 9, 1946 – 2016) Prime Minister: General Prayut Chan-o-cha (24 August 2014 – present)

Event

January

January 3 – Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran. Following the execution of Sheikh Nimr Al Nimr January 8 – Koaking Guzmang, widely known as the world's most powerful drug dealer. Arrested again after escaping from a high-security prison January 16 – The International Atomic Energy Agency announces that Iran has sufficiently dismantled its nuclear program. This caused the UN to immediately cancel the method of enforcement. January 17 – Barack Obama, President of the United States A state of emergency has been declared in Flint, Michigan due to a lead-contaminated water crisis. January 28 – The World Health Organization declares the Zika virus an epidemic.

February

February 7 – North Korea launches a long-range rocket into space. which violates several United Nations treaties and has sparked condemnation from around the world. February 11 – Scientists announce the first detection of gravitational waves. which was predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. February 12 – Pope Francis and Archbishop Kirill sign a declaration of cooperation between the Roman Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church. In the meeting between