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 This day in History - July 16
387 Historic Events for July 16
1973

Karla Beteta, Miss Universe-Guatemala (1996)

Birth
1973

During Watergate hearings, Butterfield reveals existence of tapes

Event
1973

Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author (Fries dorpsleven), dies at 91

Death
1974

Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96)

Birth
1975

Commissioner Bowie Kuhn is reelected for a 7-year term

Event
1975

Jonathan Zwinkel, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Birth
1976

Rock duo Loggins and Messina break-up after 6 years

Event
1976

Michael Petkovic, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1976

Anna Smashnova, Minsk Russia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Erlangen GER)

Birth
1977

Janelle Commissiong, of Trinidad and Tobago, crowned 26th Miss Universe

Event
1978

Stephanie Lee Hamilton, Williston ND, Miss America-ND (1997)

Birth
1978

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic

Event
1979

James F Mcintyre, archbishop of Los Angeles, dies at 93

Death
1979

Premier/pres al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein

Event
1979

Kim[berly] Rhode, Whittier Calif, double trap (Olympics-gold-1996)

Birth
1980

Polish railway workers block railway to Russia

Event
1980

Ronald Reagan nominated for Pres by Republicans in Detroit

Event
1981

India performs nuclear Test

Event
1981

Shukuni Sasaki spins 72 plates simultaneously

Event
1981

Harry Chapin, folk vocalist (Taxi), dies in car crash at 38

Death
1982

Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine and Co), shoots self at 35

Death
1982

Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies

Death
1982

Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud

Event
1982

George P Shultz sworn in as minister of Foreign affairs

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1982

NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth

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