July 16: Day of the Week
July 16, 2022 is the 197th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 168 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1377Coronation of Richard II of England.
- 1909Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar is forced out as Shah of Persia and is replaced by his son Ahmad Shah Qajar.
- 1931Emperor Haile Selassie I signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.
- 1945Manhattan Project: the Atomic Age begins when the United States successfully detonates a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon at the Trinity site near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
- 1945World War II: the leaders of the three Allied nations, Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman and Joseph Stalin, meet in the German city of Potsdam to decide the future of a defeated Germany.
- 1948The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, operated by a subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Airways, marks the first aircraft hijacking of a commercial plane.
- 1965The Mont Blanc Tunnel linking France and Italy opens.
- 1969Apollo program: Apollo 11, the first manned space mission to land on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
- 1979Iraqi President Hasan al-Bakr resigns and is replaced by Saddam Hussein.
- 2004Millennium Park, considered Chicago’s first and most ambitious early 21st century architectural project, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Who were born on July 16?
- 1714Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)
- 1884Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
- 1888Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
- 1926Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate
- 1941Dag Solstad, Norwegian novelist, short-story writer and dramatist
- 1952Ken McEwan, South African cricketer
- 1965Claude Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975Jamie Oliver, Welsh keyboardist (Lostprophets)
- 1979Jayma Mays, American actress
- 1987Moussa Dembélé, Belgian footballer
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