Historical Events In July - 16
Friday, 07 August 2020
1967 On July - 16 prison brawl ignites barracks, killing 37 (Jay, Florida)
1967 Mickey Wright wins Lady Carling Golf Open on July - 16.
1969 On July - 16 apollo 11, carrying first men to land on the Moon, launched
1969 Apollo 11, the first manned Moon landing, launched on July - 16.
1971 On this day in history h T Tsiang, dies at 65
1972 On this day in history giorgio Nataletti, composer, dies at 65
1973 On July - 16 during Watergate hearings, Butterfield reveals existence of tapes
1973 On this day in history trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91
1974 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #2964 on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years
1976 Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA on July - 16.
1979 James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history ronald Reagan nominated for Pres by Republicans in Detroit
1981 On July - 16 harry Chapin dies at 39, when his car is rear-ended
1981 On this day in history shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously
1981 Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38 on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history nASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
1982 On this day in history patrick Dewaere actor, dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound
1982 On this day in history leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
1983 20 killed in Britain's worst helicopter accident on July - 16.
1984 On July - 16 billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 73
1985 Wayne King orch leader, dies at 84 on July - 16.
1985 On July - 16 wayne King, orch leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84
1988 Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec on July - 16.
1988 Florence Joyner runs 100 m in women's world record 10.49 seconds on this day in history.
1988 Michael J Fox marries Tracy Pollan on this day in history.
1988 On July - 16 wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton
1989 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1990 400 die in a (7.7) earthquake in the Philippines on this day in history.
1990 An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale devastated the Philippines, killing over 1600 people. A thousand more were missing. Damage was reported in Manila, Cabanatuan, Baguio and Luzon. It was the worst earthquake in that part of the world since 1976 on July - 16.
1990 NYC's Empire State Building catches fire-No fatalities on this day in history.
1990 Rick Dee's "Into the Night," premiers on ABC-TV on this day in history.
1991 On July - 16 frank Rizzo (Mayor-D-Phila, 1972-80), dies at 70
1991 Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies on July - 16.