This page lists historical and other events on September 16th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1964 - Barcelona: the first edition of Tele/eXpres is published, the first new privately-owned newspaper in Catalonia since 1939.
1976 - Perpignan (el Rosselló): la Bressola opens its doors. This was the first Catalan school to open in Catalunya Nord since its occupation by France in 1659.
2005 - ICANN approves the domain .cat for the Catalan cultural and linguistic community.
1816 - Vic (Osona): Joaquim Salarich i Verdaguer, Catalan doctor, historian and novelist (died 1884).
1946 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Camilo Blanes Cortés, known as Camilo Sesto, Valencian singer.
1998 - Girona: Nil Cardoner, Girona actor.
1957 - Buenos Aires: Antoni Estruch i Bros, Catalan historical painter, famous for the paintings Corpus de Sang and L'Onze de Setembre de 1714.