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Historical Events In July - 16

Monday, 18 March 2019

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

1945  On July - 16 the first atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico on July - 16.  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 July - 16.  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1951  Novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history 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 July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, author (Path to Rome), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "Golden Horseshoe Revue" first of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On July - 16 jean de Merode, [Marie-Louise Courtenay], Belgian princess, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On July - 16 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  Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million on July - 16.  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  205,000 (sports attendance record) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1961  On July - 16 kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Tippecanoe Golf Open  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  NASA civilian test pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 32,600 m on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history amazon carries 190,000 m3/sec (record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as pres candidate on this day in history.  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  Mount Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 perfs on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1194  On this day in history birth of saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, baptized was born on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1611  On this day in history birth of archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland (d. 1644)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  John Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800) was born on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1715  On July - 16 birth of charles, Prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1722  Joseph Wilton, sculptor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  Joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity) was born on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In July - 16

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0276  Death of Mark Annius Florianus, emperor of Rome (276), murdered on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0599  On this day in history monulphus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht (St Servaaskerk), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1099  On this day in history el Cid, [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Span general strategist, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1139  Walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies on this day in history.  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  Death of Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (b. 1267) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1482  John van Schaffelaar, Gelders knight, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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