Historical Events In July - 16
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1992 On July - 16 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
1994 M Vink, surgeon (1st Dutch kidney transplant), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1995 Charles Bruck, Hungarian/French/US conductor (Dutch Opera), dies at 83 on July - 16.
1996 On this day in history john Panozzo, drummer, dies at 48
2005 On July - 16 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 On this day in history 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.
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 Israel intensify strikes on Gaza on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history bBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker
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 July - 16 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 12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter bringing planet's moon total to 79, by scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science on July - 16.
2018 On this day in history historic cemetery (1878-1911) announced discovered near Houston, Texas, containing 95 remains though to be African Americans forced into labour