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Historical Events In July - 16

Sunday, 16 February 2020

1945  On July - 16 first atomic bomb test, in New Mexico, USA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  The first atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  " Fat Boy", the experimental, plutonium bomb, exploded at 5:30 a.m. in the first U.S. test of an atomic bomb. The mushroom-shaped cloud rose to a height of 41,000 feet above the New Mexico desert at Alamogordo Air Base. All life in a one-mile radius ceased to exist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in SF history)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee & Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19 on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Eddie Sawyer replaces Ben Chapman in Phila, NY Giants Leo Durocher replaces Mel Ott & Burt Shotton replaces Durocher as Dodger manager on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history the largest crowd in sporting history -- 199,854 -- watched the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Uruguay defeated Brazil.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On July - 16 uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history single day 16 team HR record set at 37 (NL-25, AL-12)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1951  Novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On July - 16 1st Dutchman to win Tour de France (Wim Van Est)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  KROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, author (Path to Rome), dies at 82 on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history "Golden Horseshoe Revue" first of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On this day in history "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history karelo-Finnish SSR becomes part of Russian SFSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Last Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus under a canvas tent on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On this day in history detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Marine Maj John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record (03 28 08) on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Marine Maj John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record (03:28:08) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On July - 16 205,000 (sports attendance record) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history 205,000 (record sports attend) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On July - 16 jan M Romein, historian (Breaking of Two Ages), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On July - 16 nASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On July - 16 amazon carries 190,000 m3/sec (record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as pres candidate on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history the Mont Blanc road tunnel, linking France and Italy, opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history mount Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In July - 16

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1194  Saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253) was born on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, baptized was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1611  Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On July - 16 birth of john Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  Marc RenĂ©, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  Charles, Prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France was born on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  On this day in history birth of joseph Wilton, sculptor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  On July - 16 birth of joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In July - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0276  On July - 16 death of mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0599  On July - 16 monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  El Cid, [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Span general strategist, dies at 59 on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1139  On this day in history walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1216  On July - 16 innocent III, [Lotario di Segni], Italian Pope (1198-1216), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1324  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (b. 1267)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1342  On July - 16 death of king Charles I of Hungary  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1482  On July - 16 john van Schaffelaar, Gelders knight, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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