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Tuesday July 16, 2019

July 16: Day of the Week

July 16, 2019 is the 197th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 168 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 1661
    The first banknotes in Europe are issued by the Swedish bank Stockholms Banco.
  • 1782
    First performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail.
  • 1809
    The city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declares its independence from the Spanish Crown during the La Paz revolution and forms the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: at the order of President Abraham Lincoln, Union troops begin a 25 mile march into Virginia for what will become The First Battle of Bull Run, the first major land battle of the war.
  • 1927
    Augusto César Sandino leads a raid on U.S. Marines and Nicaraguan Guardia Nacional that had been sent to apprehend him in the village of Ocotal, but is repulsed by one of the first dive-bombing attacks in history.
  • 1941
    Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.
  • 1942
    Holocaust: Vel‘ d'Hiv Roundup (Rafle du Vel’d'Hiv): the government of Vichy France orders the mass arrest of 13,152 Jews who are held at the Winter Velodrome in Paris before deportation to Auschwitz.
  • 1950
    Chaplain-Medic massacre: American POWs were massacred by North Korean Army.
  • 1981
    Mahathir bin Mohamad becomes Malaysia’s 4th Prime Minister; his 22 years in office, ending with retirement on 31 October 2003, made him Asia’s longest-serving political leader.
  • 1993
    The Slackware operating system is first released.

Who were born on July 16?

  • 1884
    Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
  • 1888
    Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1951)
  • 1903
    Fritz Bauer, German judge (d. 1968)
  • 1911
    Sonny Tufts, American actor (d. 1970)
  • 1952
    Ken McEwan, South African cricketer
  • 1954
    Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
  • 1967
    Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist
  • 1971
    Corey Feldman, American actor
  • 1977
    Bryan Budd, British soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2006)
  • 1991
    Randall Bentley, American actor

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