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16th of July 0622 EVENT The beginning of the Islamic calendar.
16th of July 1054 EVENT Three Roman legates break relations between Western and Eastern Christian Churches through the act of placing an invalidly-issued Papal Bull of Excommunication on the altar of Hagia Sophia during Saturday afternoon divine liturgy. Historians frequently describe the event as the start of the East-West Schism.
16th of July 1212 EVENT Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa: after Pope Innocent III calls European knights to a crusade, forces of Kings Alfonso VIII of Castile, Sancho VII of Navarre, Pedro II of Aragon and Afonso II of Portugal defeat those of the Berber Muslim leader Almohad, thus marking a significant turning point in the Reconquista and in the medieval history of Spain.
16th of July 1377 EVENT Coronation of Richard II of England.
16th of July 1661 EVENT The first banknotes in Europe are issued by the Swedish bank Stockholms Banco.
16th of July 1683 EVENT Manchu Qing Dynasty naval forces under traitorous commander Shi Lang defeat the Kingdom of Tungning in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands.
16th of July 1769 EVENT Father Junipero Serra founds California's first mission, Mission San Diego de Alcala. Over the following decades, it evolves into the city of San Diego.
16th of July 1779 EVENT American Revolutionary War: light infantry of the Continental Army seize a fortified British Army position in a midnight bayonet attack at the Battle of Stony Point.
16th of July 1782 EVENT First performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail.
16th of July 1790 EVENT The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.
16th of July 1809 EVENT 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.
16th of July 1861 EVENT 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.
16th of July 1862 EVENT American Civil War: David Farragut is promoted to rear admiral, becoming the first officer in United States Navy to hold an admiral rank.
16th of July 1880 EVENT Emily Stowe becomes the first female physician licensed to practice medicine in Canada.
16th of July 1915 EVENT Henry James becomes a British citizen, to highlight his commitment to England during the first World War.
16th of July 1931 EVENT Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.
16th of July 1935 EVENT The world's first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
16th of July 1941 EVENT Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.
16th of July 1942 EVENT 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.
16th of July 1945 EVENT World War II: the leaders of the three Allied nations, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Winston Churchill, President of the United States Harry S Truman and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, meet in the German city of Potsdam to decide the future of a defeated Germany.
16th of July 1945 EVENT Manhattan 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.
16th of July 1945 EVENT World War II: The Heavy Cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA-35) leaves San Francisco with parts for the atomic bomb "Little Boy" bound for Tinian Island. This would be the last time the Indianapolis would be seen by the Mainland she would be torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-58 on July 30 and sink with 880 out of 1,196 crewmen.
16th of July 1948 EVENT Following token resistance, the city of Nazareth, revered by Christians as the hometown of Jesus, capitulates to Israeli troops during Operation Dekel in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
16th of July 1948 EVENT The 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.
16th of July 1951 EVENT King Leopold III of Belgium abdicates in favor of his son, Baudouin I of Belgium.
16th of July 1951 EVENT The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is published for the first time by Little, Brown and Company.
16th of July 1956 EVENT Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closes its very last "Big Tent" show in Pittsburgh, due to changing economics all subsequent circus shows will be held in arenas.
16th of July 1957 EVENT United States Marine major John Glenn flies a F8U Crusader supersonic jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes and 8 seconds, setting a new transcontinental speed record.
16th of July 1960 EVENT USS George Washington a modified Skipjack class submarine successfully test fires the first ballistic missile while submerged.
16th of July 1965 EVENT The Mont Blanc Tunnel linking France and Italy opens.
16th of July 1969 EVENT Apollo program: Apollo 11, the first manned space mission to land on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
16th of July 1973 EVENT Watergate Scandal: former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield informs the United States Senate that President Richard Nixon had secretly recorded potentially incriminating conversations.
16th of July 1979 EVENT Iraqi President Hasan al-Bakr resigns and is replaced by Saddam Hussein.
16th of July 1981 EVENT 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.
16th of July 1983 EVENT Sikorsky S-61 disaster: a helicopter crashes off the Isles of Scilly, causing 20 fatalities.
16th of July 1990 EVENT The Parliament of the Ukrainian SSR declares state sovereignty over the territory of the Ukrainian SSR.
16th of July 1990 EVENT Luzon Earthquake stroke in Benguet, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, La Union, Aurora, Bataan, Zambales and Tarlac, Philippines, with an intensity of 7.7.
16th of July 1993 EVENT The Slackware operating system is first released.
16th of July 1994 EVENT Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collides with Jupiter. Impacts continue until July 22.
16th of July 1999 EVENT John F. Kennedy, Jr., piloting a Piper Saratoga aircraft, dies when his plane crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. His wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are also killed.
16th of July 2004 EVENT Millennium Park, considered Chicago's first and most ambitious early 21st century architectural project, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.
16th of July 2007 EVENT 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake: an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 and 6.6 aftershock occurs off the Niigata coast of Japan killing 8 people, injuring at least 800 and damaging a nuclear power plant.
16th of July 1194 BIRTHDAY Saint Clare of Assisi, Italian follower of Francis of Assisi (d. 1253)
16th of July 1486 BIRTHDAY Andrea del Sarto, Italian painter (d. 1530)
16th of July 1611 BIRTHDAY Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Austrian-born Queen consort of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, wife of King W?adys?aw IV Vasa (d. 1644)
16th of July 1714 BIRTHDAY Marc Rene, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer (d. 1800)
16th of July 1722 BIRTHDAY Joseph Wilton, English sculptor (d. 1803)
16th of July 1723 BIRTHDAY Joshua Reynolds, English painter (d. 1792)
16th of July 1731 BIRTHDAY Samuel Huntington, American statesman, signer of the Declaration of Independence, 3rd Governor of Connecticut and 7th President of the Continental Congress (d. 1796)
16th of July 1749 BIRTHDAY Cyrus Griffin, American statesman, 16th and last president of the Continental Congress (d. 1810)
16th of July 1796 BIRTHDAY Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (d. 1875)
16th of July 1821 BIRTHDAY Mary Baker Eddy, American religious leader (d. 1910)
16th of July 1858 BIRTHDAY Eugene Ysaye, Belgian violinist (d. 1931)
16th of July 1862 BIRTHDAY Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, American civil rights activist (d. 1931)
16th of July 1870 BIRTHDAY Lambert McKenna, Irish Jesuit priest and scholar of the Irish language (d. 1956)
16th of July 1872 BIRTHDAY Roald Amundsen, Norwegian polar explorer (d. 1928)
16th of July 1880 BIRTHDAY Kathleen Thompson Norris, American novelist (d. 1966)
16th of July 1883 BIRTHDAY Charles Sheeler, American photographer and artist (d. 1965)
16th of July 1884 BIRTHDAY Anna Vyrubova, Russian memoirist (d. 1964)
16th of July 1888 BIRTHDAY Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
16th of July 1888 BIRTHDAY Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)
16th of July 1888 BIRTHDAY Shoeless Joe Jackson, American baseball player (d. 1951)
16th of July 1889 BIRTHDAY Larry Semon, American film comedy actor (d. 1928)
16th of July 1896 BIRTHDAY Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German biologist and eugenicist (d. 1969)
16th of July 1896 BIRTHDAY Trygve Lie, Norwegian diplomat, Secretary-General of the United Nations (d. 1968)
16th of July 1896 BIRTHDAY Evelyn Preer, American actress (d. 1932)
16th of July 1902 BIRTHDAY Alexander Luria, Russian psychologist (d. 1977)
16th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Carmen Lombardo, Canadian singer and composer (d. 1971)
16th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Mary Philbin, American stage and film actress (d. 1993)
16th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Fritz Bauer, German judge (d. 1968)
16th of July 1904 BIRTHDAY Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (d. 2003)
16th of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Vincent Sherman, American film director (d. 2006)
16th of July 1907 BIRTHDAY Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (d. 2001)
16th of July 1907 BIRTHDAY Orville Redenbacher, American farmer and businessman (d. 1995)
16th of July 1907 BIRTHDAY Barbara Stanwyck, American actress (d. 1990)
16th of July 1910 BIRTHDAY Stan McCabe, Australian cricketer (d. 1968)
16th of July 1911 BIRTHDAY Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (d. 1995)
16th of July 1911 BIRTHDAY Sonny Tufts, American actor (d. 1970)
16th of July 1912 BIRTHDAY Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
16th of July 1915 BIRTHDAY Barnard Hughes, American actor (d. 2006)
16th of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Bayani Casimiro, Filipino dancer and actor (d. 1989)
16th of July 1919 BIRTHDAY Choi Kyu-hah, South Korean politician, 4th President of South Korea (d. 2006)
16th of July 1919 BIRTHDAY Hermine Braunsteiner, Austrian concentration and extermination camp guard (d. 1999)
16th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Anatole Broyard, American literary critic and essayist (d. 1990)
16th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Anwar Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (d. 2002)
16th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Chris Argyris, American educator
16th of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Bess Myerson, American beauty queen
16th of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Cal Tjader, American vibraphonist, percussionist and pianist (d. 1982)
16th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate
16th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY John Warr, English cricketer
16th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Anita Brookner, English novelist
16th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Ticho Parly, Danish tenor (d. 1993)
16th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Robert Sheckley, American science fiction writer (d. 2005)
16th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Dave Treen, American politician, 51st Governor of Louisiana (d. 2009)
16th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Andrzej Zawada, Polish mountaineer (d. 2000)
16th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Charles Ray Hatcher, American serial killer (d. 1984)
16th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Michael Bilirakis, American politician
16th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Guy Beart, Egyptian-born French singer and songwriter
16th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Dick Thornburgh, American politician
16th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Max McGee, American football player (d. 2007)
16th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Don Payne, American politician
16th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Yasuo Fukuda, Japanese politician
16th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Venkatraman Subramanya, Indian cricketer
16th of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Buddy Merrill, American musician (The Lawrence Welk Show)
16th of July 1937 BIRTHDAY Richard Bryan, American politician
16th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)
16th of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Corin Redgrave, English actor and political activist (d. 2010)
16th of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Mariele Ventre, Italian choir director (d. 1995)
16th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Miso Kovac, Croatian singer
16th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Desmond Dekker, Jamaican ska and reggae singer-songwriter (d. 2006)
16th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Dag Solstad, Norwegian novelist, short-story writer and dramatist
16th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Margaret Court, Australian tennis player
16th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Jimmy Johnson, American football coach
16th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Reinaldo Arenas, Cuban poet (d. 1990)
16th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Toshio Furukawa, Japanese voice actor
16th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Barbara Lee, American politician
16th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Ron Yary, American football player
16th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Richard LeParmentier, American actor
16th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Alexis Herman, American politician, 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor
16th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Assata Shakur, American BPP and BLA activist
16th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Ruben Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
16th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Pinchas Zukerman, Israeli violinist
16th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Kevin McKenzie, South African cricketer
16th of July 1948 BIRTHDAY Pierre Koffmann, French chef
16th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
16th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Dennis Priestley, English darts player
16th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Tom Terrell, American journalist, musicologist and DJ (d. 2007)
16th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Jean-Luc Mongrain, Canadian journalist
16th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Momir Karadzic, Serbian footballer
16th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police)
16th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Robert David Steele, American spy
16th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Ken McEwan, South African cricketer
16th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Douglas J. Feith, American Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
16th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Jeanette Mott Oxford, American politician
16th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Jerry Doyle, American actor
16th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Tony Kushner, American playwright
16th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer
16th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Michael Flatley, American dancer
16th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Pierre Roland Renoir, Monaco-born Canadian painter
16th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Mike D. Rogers, American politician
16th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Doug Herzog, American television executive
16th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Gary Anderson, American football player
16th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Zoran Jolevski, Macedonian diplomat, Ambassador to the USA
16th of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Terry Pendleton, American baseball player
16th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Srecko Katanec, Slovenian footballer and coach
16th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Phoebe Cates, American actress
16th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Phil Hellmuth, American poker player
16th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist
16th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Claude Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Tina Tyler, Canadian porn actress
16th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster
16th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Will Ferrell, American comedian
16th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist
16th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Larry Sanger, American co-founder of Wikipedia and founder of Citizendium
16th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Barry Sanders, American football player
16th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Henry Hate, American-born English tattoo artist
16th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Dhanraj Pillay, Indian field hockey player
16th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netballer
16th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Daryl Mitchell, American actor
16th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Rain Pryor, American actress
16th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director
16th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Ed Kowalczyk, American singer (Live)
16th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Corey Feldman, American actor
16th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist
16th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Shaun Pollock, South African cricketer
16th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Tim Ryan, American politician
16th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Graham Robertson, American filmmaker and author
16th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Jeremy Enigk, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft)
16th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Wendell Sailor, Australian rugby league and union player
16th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Chris Pontius, American actor and Jackass cast member
16th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Ana Paula Arosio, Brazilian actress
16th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Bas Leinders, Belgian racing car driver
16th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Jamie Oliver, Welsh keyboardist (Lostprophets)
16th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Carlos Humberto Paredes, Paraguyan footballer
16th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Bobby Lashley, American professional wrestler
16th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Anna Smashnova, Israeli tennis player
16th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Tomasz Kuchar, Polish rally driver
16th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Bryan Budd, British soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2006)
16th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Taj Anwar, American model and social activist
16th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Jayma Mays, American actress
16th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Mai Nakamura, Japanese swimmer
16th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Chris Mihm, American basketball player
16th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Justine Joli, American pornographic actress, adult model and ballerina
16th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Jesse Jane, American pornographic actress and erotic model
16th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Adam Scott, Australian golfer
16th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe Di Masi, Italian footballer
16th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Zach Randolph, American basketball player
16th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Michael Umana, Costa Rican footballer
16th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Duncan Keith, Canadian ice hockey player
16th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Katrina Kaif, Indian actress
16th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Hayanari Shimoda, Japanese racing driver
16th of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Calum Gittins, New Zealand actor
16th of July 1987 BIRTHDAY AnnaLynne McCord, American actress
16th of July 1987 BIRTHDAY Moussa Dembele, Belgian footballer
16th of July 1987 BIRTHDAY Andrew James Allen, American actor
16th of July 1988 BIRTHDAY Sergio Busquets,Spanish footballer
16th of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Gareth Bale, Welsh footballer
16th of July 1990 BIRTHDAY James Maslow, American singer and actor (Big Time Rush)
16th of July 1991 BIRTHDAY Randall Bentley, American actor
16th of July 1994 BIRTHDAY Mark Indelicato, American singer and actor
16th of July 1996 BIRTHDAY Adele Peer, American model, singer, Broadway actress, and charity runner.
16th of July 1216 DEATH Pope Innocent III (Born 1160 or 1161)
16th of July 1324 DEATH Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (Born 1267)
16th of July 1342 DEATH King Charles I of Hungary (Born 1288)
16th of July 1546 DEATH Anne Askew, English Protestant (burned at the stake) (Born 1521)
16th of July 1557 DEATH Anne of Cleves, German-born fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England (Born 1515)
16th of July 1594 DEATH Thomas Kyd, English playwright (Born 1558)
16th of July 1647 DEATH Masaniello, Neapolitan rebel (Born 1622)
16th of July 1664 DEATH Andreas Gryphius, German writer (Born 1616)
16th of July 1686 DEATH John Pearson, English theologian (Born 1612)
16th of July 1691 DEATH Francois-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois, French war minister (Born 1641)
16th of July 1729 DEATH Johann David Heinichen, German composer (Born 1683)
16th of July 1747 DEATH Giuseppe Maria Crespi, Italian painter (Born 1665)
16th of July 1770 DEATH Francis Cotes, English painter (Born 1726)
16th of July 1796 DEATH George Howard, British field marshal (Born 1718)
16th of July 1831 DEATH Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (Born 1763)
16th of July 1850 DEATH Julia Glover, Irish-born actress (Born c. 1779)
16th of July 1868 DEATH Dimitri Pisarev, Russian writer and social critic (Born 1840)
16th of July 1879 DEATH Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (Born 1800)
16th of July 1882 DEATH Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady of the United States (Born 1818)
16th of July 1886 DEATH Ned Buntline, American pulp novelist (Born 1823)
16th of July 1896 DEATH Edmond Goncourt, French writer and critic (Born 1822)
16th of July 1915 DEATH Ellen White, American co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (Born 1827)
16th of July 1916 DEATH Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, Nobel laureate (Born 1845)
16th of July 1917 DEATH Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Born 1847)
16th of July 1947 DEATH Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish humanitarian (exact date of death uncertain) (Born 1912)
16th of July 1949 DEATH Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian poet (Born 1866)
16th of July 1953 DEATH Hilaire Belloc, English writer (Born 1870)
16th of July 1960 DEATH John P. Marquand, American novelist (Born 1893)
16th of July 1960 DEATH Albert Kesselring, German field marshal (Born 1881)
16th of July 1976 DEATH Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat (assassinated) (Born 1921)
16th of July 1979 DEATH Alfred Deller, English countertenor (Born 1912)
16th of July 1981 DEATH Harry Chapin, American singer-songwriter (Born 1942)
16th of July 1982 DEATH Patrick Dewaere, French actor (Born 1947)
16th of July 1982 DEATH Charles Robberts Swart, South African politician, 1st State President of South Africa (Born 1894)
16th of July 1985 DEATH Heinrich Boll, German writer, Nobel laureate (Born 1917)
16th of July 1985 DEATH Wayne King, American saxophonist, songwriter and bandleader (Born 1901)
16th of July 1989 DEATH Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Born 1908)
16th of July 1990 DEATH Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (Born 1908)
16th of July 1990 DEATH Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (Born 1927)
16th of July 1991 DEATH Robert Motherwell, American painter (Born 1915)
16th of July 1991 DEATH Frank Rizzo, American politician (Born 1920)
16th of July 1992 DEATH Buck Buchanan, American football player (Born 1940)
16th of July 1994 DEATH Marcel-Marie Desmarais, French-Canadian priest, writer, preacher and broadcaster (Born 1908)
16th of July 1994 DEATH Julian Schwinger, American physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1918)
16th of July 1995 DEATH May Sarton, Belgian-born American poet (Born 1912)
16th of July 1995 DEATH Stephen Spender, English poet (Born 1909)
16th of July 1996 DEATH John Panozzo, American drummer (Styx) (Born 1948)
16th of July 1996 DEATH Adolf von Thadden, German politician (Born 1921)
16th of July 1998 DEATH John Henrik Clarke, American historian and scholar (Born 1915)
16th of July 1999 DEATH John F. Kennedy, Jr., American publisher (Born 1960)
16th of July 1999 DEATH Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer (Born 1979)
16th of July 1999 DEATH Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. (Born 1966)
16th of July 2001 DEATH Morris, Belgian cartoonist (Born 1923)
16th of July 2001 DEATH Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (Born 1961)
16th of July 2002 DEATH John Cocke, American computer scientist (Born 1925)
16th of July 2003 DEATH Celia Cruz, Cuban salsa singer (Born 1924)
16th of July 2003 DEATH Carol Shields, American-born Canadian novelist (Born 1935)
16th of July 2004 DEATH George Busbee, American politician, 77th Governor of Georgia (Born 1927)
16th of July 2004 DEATH Charles Sweeney, American general (Born 1919)
16th of July 2005 DEATH Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (Born 1920)
16th of July 2005 DEATH Prince Gu of Korea (Born 1931)
16th of July 2005 DEATH Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer, lyricist and entertainer (Born 1920)
16th of July 2006 DEATH Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, American politician, 13th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (Born 1948)
16th of July 2006 DEATH Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (Born 1929)
16th of July 2007 DEATH Caterina Bueno, Italian singer and folk music historian (Born 1943)
16th of July 2008 DEATH Jo Stafford, American singer of traditional pop music (Born 1917)
16th of July 2010 DEATH James Gammon, American actor (Born 1940)