Historical Events In July - 16
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1992 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84 on July - 16.
1994 M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78 on July - 16.
1995 On this day in history charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83
1996 John Panozzo, drummer, dies at 48 on July - 16.
2005 On this day in history harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth book of the Harry Potter saga by the British writer J. K. Rowling, is released.
2007 Britain expels four Russian diplomats in response to a refusal by the Russians to extradite Andrei Lugovoi, suspected to be behind the murder of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London on July - 16.
2007 On July - 16 earthquake occurs in Japan, killing seven and causing a pipe at a nuclear power plant to break and release about 300 gallons of radioactive water.
2013 On July - 16 27 children are killed and 25 are hospitalized after eating lunch contaminated with insecticide in India
2014 On this day in history israel intensify strikes on Gaza
2017 BBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker on July - 16.
2017 On July - 16 131st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic (6-3, 6-1, 6-4) for a record 8th title
2018 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump appears to accept the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence services about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, in an interview after the two leader's Helsinki Summit
2018 On July - 16 12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter bringing planet's moon total to 79, by scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science
2018 Historic cemetery (1878-1911) announced discovered near Houston, Texas, containing 95 remains though to be African Americans forced into labour on July - 16.