What day of the week was January 16, 2001?

The day of the week January 16th, 2001 fell on was a Tuesday.

Auberon Waugh the English author and journalist (b. 1939) died on this day in 2001.

Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards. US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish–American War.