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Historical Events In July - 16

Friday, 07 August 2020

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  On this day in history " 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On July - 16 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 this day in history.  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 July - 16 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  Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro on July - 16.  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  On July - 16 novel "Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger published  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  On this day in history kROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland on this day in history.  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 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 July - 16.  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  On this day in history marine Maj John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record (03 28 08)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1960  205,000 (sports attendance record) see Brazil-Uruguay World Cup soccer on July - 16.  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  On July - 16 albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1961  On July - 16 [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88  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  Amazon carries 190,000 m3/sec (record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as pres candidate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  The Mont Blanc road tunnel, linking France and Italy, opens on July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Mount Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens on this day in history.  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  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 July - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1611  On July - 16 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  On this day in history birth of marc RenĂ©, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)  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  Joseph Wilton, sculptor was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  On this day in history birth of joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)  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 July - 16 el Cid, [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Span general strategist, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1139  On July - 16 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  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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